New Search

If you are not happy with the results below please do another search

155 search results for: Audit


Avoid OSHA Violations In Your Medical Office

Under the Occupational and Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees.  According to Robert Kulick, OSHA regional administrator, employers and employees must work together to identify and eliminate potential hazards. A serious OSHA violation occurs when there is substantial probability that death or serious […]


Protecting Your Practice is Smart Business

Doctors playing defense The government cites defensive medicine as a factor in the escalation of health care costs. However, a recent study indicates that 73% of physicians engage in some form of defensive medicine. The payers’ perception of defensive medicine is negative, but the providers’ view it as a necessary evil in today’s environment. Medical […]


Achieve Peace of Mind – 1st Healthcare Compliance

First Healthcare Compliance provides products and services specifically designed to help physicians achieve a compliance program as required under the Affordable Care Act. Let us help you protect your practice against growing government scrutiny.   -HIPAA/HITECH -OSHA -The False Claims Act -Anti-kickback Statute -Stark -Employee screenings -Auditing/monitoring Our simple, comprehensive, online solution narrows the gap […]


Incident-to and the OIG Work Plan for 2013

The OIG Work Plan for 2013 includes a review which will attempt to determine whether payments for “Incident-to” services had a higher error rate than non-incident to services. Physicians who appear to be providing more services in a 24 hour period than possible could be red-flagged. The consequence could be an audit conducted by CMS. […]


Documentation for Total Joint Replacements

Knee and hip replacements are on the rise.  In my family and circle of friends there have been many who have received one or both of these surgeries.  I can say with certainty that they suffered with the pain and debility for quite some time, some of them years.  It takes a leap of faith […]