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United States
26 Sep 2013
OMIG Targets Managed Care Plans In 2012-2013 Work Plan
The Office of Medicaid Inspector in New York State ("OMIG") has been aggressive in pursuing fraud claims against providers, targeting the problems that fee for service reimbursement create – over utilization, lack of medical necessity, upcoding and so forth.
United States
6 Jun 2012
A Road Map To The Electronic Health Records Program
Despite the efforts of the federal government to increase the use of electronic health records (EHR) through an incentive program created in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act in 2009, many eligible providers — from large hospital systems to small physician practices — remain confused about how they can qualify for incentives and how much money is actually available.
United States
27 May 2010
Electronic Health Records And Health Information Technology Under The New Federal Stimulus Act: How Are Healthcare Entities Affected?
The recently enacted federal stimulus package, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, contains a set of provisions known as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act ("HITECH Act") that advance the use of technology in healthcare, principally by encouraging hospitals and physicians to adopt an electronic health record ("EHR") system before the end of 2015.
United States
4 Mar 2009
Non-Payment For Medical Errors: What You Need To Know
Are pressure ulcers always preventable? How about urinary tract infections (UTI)? If a hospital-acquired infection (HAI) is present, should payment be denied in whole or in part?
United States
11 Mar 2008
Hidden Cameras Uncover Quality Problems In Nursing Homes
Criminal prosecutors have recently stepped up measures to enforce quality of care at nursing facilities by using surreptitious videotaping, as described by attorneys from the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
United States
12 Dec 2007
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