LESS THAN 30 DAYS TO FTC RED FLAG DEADLINE FOR HEALTHCARE
:Apr 3, 2009
With less than 30 days left to the FTC Red Flag enforcement
deadline May 1, many hospitals and most clinics and medical
offices have not even started on their compliance
New Quality of Care Standards For Nursing Home Compliance Offer Plans To Reduce Suits, Citations, and Fraud Charges
:Oct 15, 2008
On September 30, 2008, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued new voluntary guidance standards aimed at quality of care issues in nursing homes and a reduction of fraud and abuse and anti-kickback violations. This in turn is expected to reduce the risk of lawsuits that typically flow from public announcements of nusing home violations.
Count-Down Nears For Medicaid Providers Deadline
:Oct 9, 2006
If your hospital receives more than $5 million in Medicaid payments per year, you are coming down to a significant compliance deadline on January 1, 2007, under Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) employee education about false claims
IRS Changes Independent Contractor Rules
:Aug 11, 2006
Whether someone who works for you is an employee or an independent contractor is an important question. The answer determines your liability to pay and withhold Federal income tax, social security and Medicare taxes, and Federal unemployment tax.