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Study finds iPads and facetime help transport of critical patients

USA - January 25 2013 Pediatric critical care transport teams at the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware participated in a study using iPads to…

Peter J. Enko.

Government announces record-breaking recoveries of healthcare fraud money

USA - February 19 2013 The Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services released a report last week showing that the government has achieved the highest return on…

Barbara L. Miltenberger.

Guess what? Making money is not inherently unlawful under the False Claims Act

USA - October 25 2012 The Sixth Circuit recently made some interesting findings related to the knowledge standard in the False Claims Act and whether maximizing profits is evidence of fraud.

Physician owned distributorships beware: government scrutiny heightened by new OIG report

USA - October 30 2013 Last week, U.S. Senators warned hospitals that higher rates of back surgery may indicate a kickback if the purchase of spinal devices has increased…

Appealing Medicare payment decisions pays off, report finds

USA - December 18 2012 A recent report by the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) concluded that in Fiscal Year 2010, 61% of Medicare providers that appealed CMS payment decisions were fully successful in their respective appeal.