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Within next seven days, NJDEP will launch "remedial priority system" that will rank contaminated sites

USA - March 16 2012 The time is finally upon us.

Physicians forewarned - the impact of medical device fraud on physicians' practices

USA - February 3 2012 A recent U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement with a medical device manufacturer highlights the need for physicians to pay close attention to their dealings with medical device companies.

NJDEP to launch "remedial priority system" scoring results

USA - December 29 2011 Under the Site Remediation Reform Act, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) was tasked with establishing a ranking system that places contaminated sites into one of five categories and thereby ranks them from best to worst.

HHS/OCR audits are almost here - OCR issues "sample" audit letter

USA - December 1 2011 Last month a posting was made on this blog series regarding action being taken by the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) relating to the fact that government audits for HIPAA compliance with privacy and security standards are finally beginning.

Federal prosecutors continue focus on health care fraud

USA - December 1 2011 Federal prosecutors continue to focus their efforts on preventing health care fraud, as evidenced by a recent case arising in Texas.