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Sep 09, 2013 | Stephanie Bouchard
With penalties to pharma companies for violating the Physician Payments Sunshine Act potentially ranging into the millions of…
Sep 06, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Contractors hired by Medicare to audit the payment records of healthcare providers have a good track record spotting improper billing, the HHS Inspector…
Sep 03, 2013 | Chelsey Dougherty
Healthcare providers must carefully balance the need to control costs against their mission to deliver the highest quality care. One of the multiple…
Aug 30, 2013 | Anthony Brino
During the 2009 and 2010 fiscal years, 92 percent of the $95 million Alabama received in enrollment bonuses for the Children's Health Insurance…
Aug 29, 2013 | Paul Cerrato
Defensive medicine has contributed to the rising cost of healthcare in the U.S. But two recent reports suggest the true scope of the problem may be…
Aug 26, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Fraud in Kansas' Medicaid program increased 43 percent during the last fiscal year, reaching a state record of $33 million detected.
Aug 23, 2013 | Kelsey Brimmer
A recent Moody’s Investment Service report says that several recent developments will likely have long-term consequences for the generic drug…
Aug 20, 2013 | Tammy Worth
The benefit of nonprofit hospitals to their surrounding community has increasingly been coming under scrutiny -- at least in relation to whether or…
Aug 20, 2013 | Paul Davidson
Instead of "going to war" to resolve contentious disputes, healthcare companies should employ preemptive dispute resolution procedures in contracts.
Aug 20, 2013 | Greg Reid
Put to rest any hopes that Recovery Audit Contractors, or RACs, will be going away anytime soon.

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