By Frederick Robinson , Megan Fanale Engel , Cori Annapolen Goldberg and Selina Coleman
On January 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) published its Work Plan for fiscal year 2014. The OIG announced...
SGR/Legislative Action –
On March 11, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Wyden (D-OR) introduced his version of legislation to permanently repeal and replace the sustainable growth rate (SGR), the Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access...
By Stephen L. Goff and John Barnes
The Affordable Care Act is moving millions of previously uninsured patients into commercial managed care health plans. As the healthcare system grapples with complexity of this shift, the size of disputes between...
By Savaria B. Harris and Mitka T. Baker
Forbes magazine has dubbed 2014 “The Year of the Whistleblower.” For healthcare providers, this designation has translated into millions of dollars in fines and penalties and the initiation of criminal...