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The ProviderTrust Blog

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

Industry News, Fraud and Abuse, Long Term Care, SNF

Long Term Care Heroes and Villains

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Try not to only pay attention to the bad apples when it comes to healthcare compliance. Many times the headlines we read are negative and ridden with scandal and abuse. While these events need to receive their due diligence and be shared for awareness and continual improvement, always consider the hardworking men and women who make your day bright.

 

Today on the blog, let’s take a look at some contrasting stories of the good and the bad because let’s face it, this is the challenge we face each day.

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Industry News, Fraud and Abuse, Security

Medical Identity Theft on the Rise

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Thu, Oct 05, 2017

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and there’s something on our mind that we would love to discuss - identity theft. Those two simple words send shivers down our spine. Identify theft crime is the fastest growing white collar crime in the United States. We have all seen, read or heard about this callous crime as it has caused widespread public devastation with incidents like the Target breach, Anthem Health Plan, and Equifax to name a few. It’s an invasion of our privacy and an attack on our individual security.

What most people don’t know about is medical identity theft. Let’s take a look at how this issue is defined and the impact it is having in the healthcare community.

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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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Industry News, CMS, Medicaid, Medicare

CMS Helps Ease Restrictions During Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Thu, Sep 07, 2017

There’s no doubt it will take quite some time to fully understand the scope of damage done in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. So many individuals have felt the force of this disaster, and sometimes the most vulnerable victims are the ones who rely on healthcare for their most basic everyday needs.

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services responded to this dilemma in a statement that explains some of the actions being taken to address serious concerns during the recovery process.

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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.

Take a look!

 

 

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