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    “It seems as if, even for well-intentioned healthcare providers, the Stark Law has become a booby trap rigged with strict liability and potentially ruinous exposure — especially when coupled with the False Claims Act,” ---said 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Albert Diaz who upheld   Read more..
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    CDI is gaining more importance, and improvement programs have increased across providers over the last 10 years. In fact, CDI has made some positive changes in reimbursement because payers’ increased scrutiny has resulted in value-added changes to patient care. Best bet: CDI is a quality initiative   Read more..
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    The best way to prepare yourself for an external audit is to perform internal audits.
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    Auditing medical records can be a confusing and time-consuming endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be.  If you’re contemplating performing your first self-audit, it’s natural to feel intimidated. Your efforts, though, will pay in big dividends, which is why we’d like to help allay your   Read more..
    Posted on 22 Dec, 2017
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    Cut down your breach factor with TCI’s Health Information Compliance Alert!
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    Posted on 15 Dec, 2017
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    If you own all or part of an ambulatory surgery center (ASC), you’ve invested a lot of money, energy, and time into what is, essentially, a small business. So how do you ensure your ASC is staying profitable on top of everything else you do   Read more..
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    Yes, yes, and yes—self-auditing is essential. Given the federal government's focus on ferreting out health care fraud and abuse, practices that don't implement compliance programs are putting themselves at risk. A vital part of an effective compliance program is implementing a method to monitor your practice's   Read more..
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    Is Self-Auditing Really Necessary?

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