Posted and filed under Business.

How to Not Buy a Lemon Provider Practice

Here is the scenario: a provider sells a large, and very profitable practice to another provider looking to either establish themselves in an area or grow an existing practice to another location or expanded patient base. The types of law firms we see that analyze the value of a provider for mergers and acquisition include lawyers…

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Posted and filed under Fraud, FWA, Healthcare.

Legal Violations Against Physical Therapists: Part I

This week’s Fraud Spotlight features guest contributor Mark R. Brengelman, JD, MA. Be sure to tune into the column for more expert insights from our network of providers, investigators, and fraud experts. This article begins a multi-part series covering the top ten violations of law against physical therapists that are enforced by state licensure boards against these health care…

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Posted and filed under Dental, Fraud, FWA.

Dental Horror: A Case of Life of Death

This week’s Fraud Spotlight features guest contributor Mark R. Brengelman, JD, MA. Be sure to tune into the column for more expert insights from our network of providers, investigators, and fraud experts. This article rounds out lessons in dental misconduct involving fraudulent billing, medical records forgery/lack of documentation, and standard of care from a case in real…

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Posted and filed under Compliance, Dental, Fraud, FWA.

Dental Fraud from a Different Perspective

This week’s Fraud Spotlight features guest contributor Mark R. Brengelman, JD, MA. Be sure to tune into the column next week for more examples of dental fraud from real cases! This article points out a unique aspect about dental fraud that has significant impacts on the dental office and the dentist who practices there –…

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Posted and filed under Compliance, Healthcare, Payers.

The Road to Compliance

The road to compliance is long and bumpy, but a trip we must all take in 2018. In January 2017, compliance professionals from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) held an assembly in which they discussed how to measure the efficacy of Compliance Programs. From this roundtable came…

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