The systems healthcare providers use to provide safe and reliable patient care, and their confidential patient information, provide attractive targets for hackers using ransomware to extort payment. As a resultContinue Reading Ransomware Attacks Against Healthcare Providers Continue to Increase
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FTC Proposes Broad Rule Banning Non-Compete Covenants with Physicians and Other Healthcare Workers
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) which would broadly prohibit companies from entering into or enforcing non-competition agreements or clauses…Continue Reading FTC Proposes Broad Rule Banning Non-Compete Covenants with Physicians and Other Healthcare Workers
OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert on Speaker Programs
Earlier this week, the Office of Inspector General OIG issued a Special Fraud Alert (Alert) on speaker programs by pharmaceutical and medical device companies in connection with the Federal Anti-Kickback…
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Costs for COVID Tests – The Buck Stops Where?
Widespread testing for the novel Coronavirus is generally recognized as an important tool in combating the spread of the virus. The World Health Organization is an advocate for broad testing,…
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THE ABC’S OF THE S.I.U.: What Providers Need to Know
Medical record requests by payors are commonplace for health care providers. Typically, these requests are received by a front desk employee who responds to the inquiry in short order. Yet,…
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