Tag Archives: Florida

Do Not Forget to Review These Items in the New Year

By: Stephen H. Siegel With the holidays behind us, the world should become a more orderly place. In fact, that frequently is not the case. In addition to remembering to use 2018 as the correct year for checks, etc., every … Continue reading

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Have you seen CMS’ 32 measures under consideration for value based programs in 2018?

Visit this link for information directly from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Firm Client Tops Nation in Medicare Savings

Broad and Cassel client, Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization, tops the nation in Medicare savings, as detailed in the article below from the Palm Beach Post:  A doctor group based in Palm Beach County leads the country in saving taxpayers … Continue reading

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Medicare Fraud Strike Force Expands to Orlando

By: Mike Bittman In July 2017, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services  opened a new Medicare Fraud Strike Force in Orlando, the third in Florida.   The original Medicare Fraud Strike Force opened in Miami in March … Continue reading

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How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

By: Warren Richey, Staff Writer for The Christian Science Monitor Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. But working as the compliance officer at a Florida hospital, she was charged with identifying and correcting potential violations of US health-care … Continue reading

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Providers Attesting to Their Compliance With Meaningful Use Need to Ensure That They Truly Protected Their Electronic Health Information

By Gabriel Imperato and Paul R. DeMuro Providers are starting to get notices from the government that they have not met the Meaningful Use requirement with respect to protecting electronic health information. They have attested that they have and thus, … Continue reading

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Stephen H. Siegel Quoted in Miami Today Article

Please see the article below from the Miami Today published on December 1, 2016 and written by Susan Danseyar. People of all ages should think about long-term care, says Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Health Care Chair Stephen Siegel, whether … Continue reading

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In Life and Business- The Importance of the 5 Ps

By Stephen H. Siegel Included in the training of new Assistant United States Attorneys is a saying: “proper preparation prevents poor performance” (the “5 Ps”). This saying is applicable to both our personal and professional lives. For example, many of … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers in Health Care- What’s a Company To Do?

By: Anne Novick Branan              Joe, the Practice Manager at a local medical group, cringed as he spied Susan, one of the nurses at the practice, marching toward him with an anxious, yet determined, look on her face.  About two … Continue reading

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A Roadmap to Licensure Investigations

By: Vanessa Reynolds For healthcare practitioners, few events are as anxiety-provoking as a professional licensure complaint and investigation. Even if a complaint is ultimately determined to be unfounded, responding is time-consuming and can be disruptive to a practice. The Florida … Continue reading

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