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Your source for healthcare compliance news, advice from industry experts, and all things related to OIG exclusions.

Healthcare Compliance, Healthcare Technology, Data Management

The Future of Healthcare Compliance Dashboards

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Tue, Oct 10, 2017

It’s hard to fathom where the digital world is taking us with how frequently our lives are changing by new technology, impacting both our work and personal lives. When most of us crave instant access and simplicity, more and more tools are being developed to help us measure, record, and evaluate. Insert artificial intelligence, algorithms, and complex information systems and your head can start to hurt with the possibilities.

Aggregated data and dashboards have become a commodity, but not all of these are created equal. Let’s explore some predictions for how we will be interacting with data in the future as healthcare and compliance professionals. 

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Industry News, Healthcare Compliance, SNF

September Healthcare Compliance News

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Tue, Sep 26, 2017

September is packed with news and insights from many healthcare compliance resources. We’ve curated recent articles that stood out in our eyes this month. Our list includes stories and releases from OIG and CMS, as well as articles on data security and the common problem of shrinking compliance budgets and how to make the most of them. Take a look! 

 

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Healthcare Compliance, Healthcare Technology, audit, healthcare audit, auditor

How to Conduct an Effective Healthcare Compliance Audit

Posted by Donna Thiel on Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Compliance auditing, what a process. There are always so many potential areas to be audited, and often it is difficult to decide where to start. How many different risk areas did you identify when you were working on your compliance plan? Can you possibly audit all of these areas? Did you rate or rank the risks to identify where you have the biggest concerns?

Do you have the resources; time and or people? Do you have the expertise? Do you have an internal audit team or are you using contract auditors? 

How often should you audit? What do you do with the audit findings? I am tired already, and we haven’t even gotten started.  

*Updated from original post on 11/15/2016

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Industry News, Healthcare Compliance, SNF

August Healthcare Compliance News

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Thu, Aug 31, 2017

August is packed with news and insights from many healthcare compliance resources. We’ve curated recent articles that stood out in our eyes this month. Our list includes stories and releases from OIG and CMS, as well as blogs concerning regulation uncertainty and new challenges providers are facing.

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Industry News, Healthcare Compliance, OIG

Lessons Learned from OIG Semiannual Report to Congress

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Each year, the Department of Health and Human Services and OIG is tasked with updating Congress on its performance, trends, and actions taken to combat healthcare fraud and abuse.  The mid-term report was issued for the period of October 2016 to March 2017 and describes OIG’s work on identifying significant problems, abuses, deficiencies, remedies, and investigative outcomes relating to the administration of HHS programs and operations that were disclosed during the reporting period.

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