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New ICD-10 compliance date set for October 1, 2015

USA - August 4 2014 On July 31, 2014, CMS issued a final rule moving the ICD-10 compliance date from October 1, 2014 to October 1, 2015, and requiring HIPAA covered…

OIG report recommends increased scrutiny of over 1000 laboratories with questionable billing for Medicare Part B clinical Laboratory Services

USA - July 14 2014 According to a recently released report by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG), over 1,000 labs had unusually high billing for Medicare Part B…

Third Circuit rules general assistance days may be excluded from DSH payments

USA - April 7 2014 The Third Circuit recently issued an opinion in Nazareth Hospital et al. V. Sebelius, No. 13-2627, holding that Medicaid pilot projects, known as…

Halifax settles Stark damages for $85 million

USA - March 10 2014 Halifax Hospital Medical Center and Halifax Staffing, Inc. (collectively, "Halifax") have agreed to pay $85 million to settle allegations that…

OIG issues report on contract pharmacy arrangements under the 340B program

USA - February 10 2014 According to a recently posted report by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG), covered entities utilizing…