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The increasing use of electronic health record (EHR) technology has been the source of frustration for many physicians. However, for leaders in population health care, it is considered a point of optimism. If we as …

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Fighting Back Against Fraud

November 18, 2021 – 2:04 am |

Fraud takes no time at all. It took just two minutes for hackers to breach a hospital’s network and deploy ransomware recently. It is hard to ignore the recent increase in reporting of hospitals victimized …

Data Security and Fraud in Healthcare

October 4, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Data Security and Fraud in Healthcare

The University of New Mexico Health System recently reported a cybersecurity incident resulting in potential data exposure for over 600,000 individuals. Healthcare IT News brought this news to us in their article, “More than 600K patients …

Health Care Fraud

September 15, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Health Care Fraud

Another case of health care fraud. Another reason to be alert and proactive. The Pantagraph brought this news to our attention in their article, “East St. Louis personal assistant facing charges of health care fraud.”
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New Efforts to Thwart Fraud

August 27, 2021 – 2:06 am |
New Efforts to Thwart Fraud

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Program Integrity (CPI) has awarded an application programming interface (API) implementation contract that has in its objectives, boosting data sharing for fraud detection. EHR Intelligence brought this …

Fraud in Many Forms

August 9, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Fraud in Many Forms

Another case of health care fraud. Another reason to be alert and proactive. The Pantagraph brought this news to our attention in their article, “East St. Louis personal assistant facing charges of health care fraud.”
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The Cost of Fraud

June 14, 2021 – 2:04 am |
The Cost of Fraud

Healthcare fraud is not a new problem, nor one that took a pause for for the pandemic. This topic came to us from the Hill Reporter in their article, “The Growing Issue of Healthcare Fraud …

Fraud Didn’t Stop for the Pandemic

March 25, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Fraud Didn’t Stop for the Pandemic

In one case, a nurse has been sentenced for her role in a healthcare billing scheme. Becker’s Hospital Review brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “St. Louis nurse ordered to pay …

COVID-19 and Fraud

February 18, 2021 – 2:02 am |
COVID-19 and Fraud

Legitimate medical professionals and scientists throughout the United States are working hard to find a cure, approved treatment and vaccine for COVID-19. There are, unfortunately, bad people selling fraudulent COVID-19 test kits and unapproved treatments …

Healthcare Fraud in a Pandemic

February 3, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Healthcare Fraud in a Pandemic

Fraud has not taken a break in the pandemic. In fact, healthcare fraud has probably been even more prevalent during this time of anxiety and worry. This news came to us from the Boston Globe …

Debunking Rumors

January 7, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Debunking Rumors

Many unsubstantiated reports out there are implying that hospitals and providers are claiming COVID-19 as the cause of death or diagnosis for any patient having symptoms or suspected of having the novel virus. This topic …

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