physician self-referral law

Beware of Individual Liability: Yates Memo

On September 9, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates released a policy memorandum, titled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing,” also known as the “Yates Memo.”…
Healthcare Compliance - Incidicent Medicare

Don’t Pay for Free Workplace Posters That Are Required By Law

Employers are required to advise employees of their federal rights in the form of displaying federally required posters in the workplace. Compliance with these federal requirements is necessary to avoid…
Healthcare Compliance -Claims and Procedures

Billing Care Plan Oversight Risks

Care Plan Oversight describes the physician or other healthcare professional’s supervision of patients in hospice, nursing facilities or those receiving care through home health agencies. CPO reimbursement covers initial certification,…
Healthcare Compliance - Medicare

Complying with Stark Law: Can you bill Medicare when treating your family members?

The treatment of family members falls under General Exclusions from Coverage under Medicare. No payment will be made for items or services for a family member when the charge is…
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