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By Rebecca Johnson
Jul 27th, 2022
Prepare for PHE’s end as 10th extension is announced. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the feds have renewed the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for another 90 days. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra signed a 10th extension of the ...
By Rebecca Johnson
Jul 20th, 2022
Hunting healthcare fraud is big business for the feds, and the latest annual Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Report shows why it will continue. “During Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, the Federal Government won or negotiated more than $5 billion in...
By Rebecca Johnson
Jul 6th, 2022
Check updated survey memo to ensure your facility is working in compliance. With the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) fully into its third year, providers have been wondering about their ongoing responsibilities for emergency preparedness (EP) t...
By Rebecca Johnson
May 5th, 2022
Recipients still have time to report Provider Relief Fund payments if they can prove extenuating circumstances. The deadline for requesting late Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting for Period 1 has passed. But you still have a chance for Period 2. If...
By Rebecca Johnson
In Audit
Mar 31st, 2022
Case is just one of many in an alleged $8 billion pandemic fraud spree, according to DOJ. The feds are keeping an ever-sharper eye out for fraud related to COVID-19 relief funds, and a California hospice owner was one of the fraudsters spotted. Gurgen...