Feb 4 2014

Important Payment Adjustment Information for Medicare EPs

Eligible professionals (EPs) participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program may be subject to payment adjustments beginning on January 1, 2015. CMS will determine the payment adjustment based on meaningful use data submitted prior to the 2015 calendar year. EPs must demonstrate meaningful use prior to 2015 to avoid payment adjustments. Determine how your EHR […]

Jan 20 2014

Maryland Healthcare Compliance

HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification OCR Audit Program Background on the OCR Pilot Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Audit Program: The use of health information technology continues to expand in health care. Although these new technologies provide many opportunities and benefits for consumers, they also pose new risks to consumer privacy. Because of these […]

Oct 28 2013

Program Integrity – Medicare/Medicaid Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Medicaid Fraud: Fraud and abuse in Medicaid cost states billions of dollars every year, diverting funds that could otherwise be used for legitimate health care services. Not only do fraudulent and abusive practices increase the cost of Medicaid without adding value – they increase risk and potential harm to patients who are exposed to unnecessary […]