Auditing/Compliance Tips & Resources

 

CMS Deregulation Efforts May Pay Off for Providers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule May 7, reforming several Medicare regulations identified as “unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome” on healthcare providers and suppliers ...

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Answer Common HIPAA Questions

What changed in 2013 for business associates?
By Marcia L. Brauchler, MPH, CMPE, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CPHQ

One of the most significant changes under HIPAA’s final rule, effective September 23, 2013, was that business associates of HIPAA covered entities became directly liable for compliance with certain Privacy and Security Rule requirements.

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2014 OIG Work Plan: Target Your Risk Areas

Use the latest OIG work plan to amp up your compliance plan and audit efforts.
By Michael D. Miscoe, JD, CPC, CASCC, CUC, CCPC, CPCO

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its annual work plan, outlining the new and ongoing hot spots for healthcare fraud and abuse the federal agency intends to review and audit in 2014 ...

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