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Extreme Affordability in Health Care — MiracleFeet Brace - InsideSources

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:36:05 GMT


InsideSources

Extreme Affordability in Health Care — MiracleFeet Brace
InsideSources
MiracleFeet currently distributes the brace in nine countries and will soon launch a randomized control study to compare compliance of the MiracleFeet Brace with that of traditional, locally made braces in India. Outside the United States, major ...

Host.net Planning to Target Healthcare with HIPAA Compliance Package - TheHostingNews.com (press release) (blog)

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:58:32 GMT


Host.net Planning to Target Healthcare with HIPAA Compliance Package
TheHostingNews.com (press release) (blog)
Host.net recently launched an IT service package aimed at healthcare companies. They are now HIPAA-compliance and will be offering services to hospitals, doctors and others in the healthcare industry. The company's HIPAA Compliance Package will ...

Compliance, certification key to healthcare data security - Financial Express

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:46:32 GMT


Financial Express

Compliance, certification key to healthcare data security
Financial Express
HIPAA is very much compliance-oriented and healthcare organisations find that compliance with regulation alone is no longer sufficient. In fact, the Hitrust Alliance, supported by some of the major healthcare IT industry leaders, has developed a common ...

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DOJ Announces FY 2016 False Claims Act Recoveries – Impact for Compliance Programs - RACmonitor (press release) (blog)

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:44:49 GMT


DOJ Announces FY 2016 False Claims Act Recoveries – Impact for Compliance Programs
RACmonitor (press release) (blog)
DOJ has recovered $19.3 billion in healthcare fraud claims from January 2009 through the 2016 fiscal year. Whistleblowers (who can receive up to 30 percent of each recovery) filed 702 qui tam suits in 2016. Thus, a key component of everyone's ...

Get Serious About Coding Compliance in 2017 - Diagnostic Imaging (blog)

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:10:47 GMT


Get Serious About Coding Compliance in 2017
Diagnostic Imaging (blog)
In case you missed the big hoo-ha last year, Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson announced the release of new guidelines for handling improper coding and billing issues and overpayments. Here is a video of his announcement ...

14 California hospitals penalized for patient safety compliance violations - Healthcare Dive

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:41:35 GMT


14 California hospitals penalized for patient safety compliance violations
Healthcare Dive
The adoption of EHRs may be helping to improve safety, but human errors continue to plague healthcare interactions. The California hospitals' violations often led to dramatic patient events, Becker's Hospital Review reported. For example, a pregnant ...