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Infographic: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Exemptions for Healthcare

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law in response to COVID-19, and took effect on April 1, 2020. The FFCRA provides paid leave to eligible employees through the creation of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.

The Biggest Recent Health Care Scams & How to Avoid Being a Target

Catherine Short speaks with Stephen Bittinger, Health Care Reimbursement Partner at K&L Gates, about the topic of “The Biggest Recent Health Care Scams & How to Avoid Being a Target.” We will be learning the mechanics of some of the largest recent health care fraud scams, how many providers became victims of these scams, and how to avoid these types of risks in the future. We will study the mechanics of health care fraud scams and the impact on providers caught in them, discover how to identify health care fraud scams and discuss resources for providers to educate themselves, and learn from other providers' mistakes on how to avoid health care fraud scams and decrease risk to revenue cycle.

Infographic: 5 Tips for Telehealth Compliance

Telehealth is increasing significantly during the pandemic as it becomes available to more types of healthcare providers around the United States. Rules are being relaxed to accommodate this necessary expansion. However, it’s important to continue to keep general healthcare compliance guidance in mind. Certain actions or oversights may come under scrutiny and be considered violations. Here are five basic tips to follow.

1st Talk Compliance: From MGMA19 in New Orleans – Guests Melody Mulaik and Rene’ Comire

Host Catherine Short live from the MGMA Annual Conference 2019 in New Orleans with guests Melody Mulaik and Rene' Comire. Catherine speaks with Melody Mulaik, MSHS, President of Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies, a First Healthcare Compliance partner, about “Appropriate Use Criteria Consultations Requirements – 2021 and Beyond.” Melody discusses the Appropriate Use Criteria and its