posts tagged as Assurance
The Business Case for Information Governance in Healthcare
Healthcare depends upon reliable and accurate information. Not only are privacy and compliance issues at stake, but inaccessible or corrupted data can also jeopardize patient safety. Establishing an Information Governance (IG) program is...
New CMS Rules Ease Some Complications with Stark Law
On November 16, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its final Medicare physician fee schedule rule in the Federal Register, which includes important updates to the federal physician self-referral law...
By William Bithoney | October 02, 2015
340B Program Guidance Finally Sets Sail
For several years, hospital administrators and clinicians have been anxiously awaiting proposed new “mega” regulations affecting the federal 340B drug program. After hitting a bump in the road earlier this year, the Health...
501(r) Penalties Depend on Response to Mistakes
There has been significant discussion this year about new provisions outlined in Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code that nonprofit hospitals must meet to retain their tax-exempt status.
Infographic: Are You RAC Audit Ready?
Healthcare providers’ data is under increased scrutiny by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and recovery audit contractors (RACs). How can your organization mitigate audit risk?