posts tagged as Attorneys

HIPAA Kicks Off Phase II of Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Audit Program

As the spate of healthcare data breaches continues, the federal government is stepping up its efforts to ensure the industry takes appropriate measures to protect electronic information–on both small-and-large-scale fronts. read more

Healthcare Boards in Conflict

The high incidence of hospital board members with discoverable business conflicts suggests prospective trustees aren’t being thoroughly vetted to pro-actively guard against such conflicts. read more

Getting a Clean Bill Out the Door

Alternative reimbursement methods like bundled payments have increased the complexity of getting a clean healthcare bill out the door. At the same time, margins are under pressure and the Department of Justice is ramping up its efforts... read more

By William Bithoney | August 08, 2016

Compounding Pressures: Multiple influencers push for U.S. drug prices to be tied to value, outcomes

Despite criticism, drug prices are still rising. Besides the complex issues of development, regulation and competition, and the bevy of price variables such as insurance contracts and pharmacy benefit manager formularies, pricing has... read more

Healthcare Fraud: DOJ is at the Door, but Providers Still Face a Measurement Problem in Medicine

The Department of Justice today announced what it calls the largest healthcare fraud takedown in U.S. history. It alleges that $900 million in false Medicare billing was committed by 301 clinical professionals. read more

By David Friend | May 12, 2016

Not Your Father’s Healthcare Acquisition Strategy

In today’s brave new world of healthcare investment, merging with another company is not only smart, but perhaps necessary for survival. read more

BDO Special Report: The Impact of Bundled Payments on PE Deal Activity in Healthcare

The healthcare market’s shift to value-based reimbursements has led to aggressive moves by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to roll out new initiatives and alternative payment models in support of its goal of tying 90... read more

Unclaimed Property Concerns for the Healthcare Industry - Part Two

This week, we’ll discuss the details of unclaimed property audits and proactive measures that can be taken if you have not yet addressed unclaimed property. read more

Unclaimed Property Concerns for the Healthcare Industry – Part One

Accounting professionals in the healthcare industry spend significant time reviewing contracts to determine the amount of receivables to record for a given service, pursuing reimbursement for claims, and determining whether any... read more

By Venson Wallin | February 05, 2016

How Are Changing Reimbursement Models Impacting Risk? 7 Questions to Address This Quarter

Healthcare providers are starting to feel the impact of the accelerating pace of reimbursement changes. Delivery models are transforming, ushering in new opportunities and risks that organizations must manage.  read more