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6 ways health care providers can reduce fraud, waste and abuse risks in 2016

By: Michael Bittman Health care providers such as hospitals and doctors face a variety of legal risks: malpractice, tax, and fraud, waste and abuse. Recent cases have shown that fraud, waste and abuse exposure can dwarf the risk of malpractice … Continue reading

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The law of unintended consequences: Will ACOs and clinical integration increase malpractice liability?

By: Stephen Siegel The emphasis on the coordinated delivery of health care items and services is the touchstone of the emerging health care delivery system. Accountable care organizations, clinically integrated delivery systems, patient-centered medical homes, bundled payment initiatives, etc. (collectively … Continue reading

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Recent Changes to Florida’s Medical Malpractice Laws

By: Melissa Goldman On June 5, 2013, Governor Rick Scott signed into law SB 1792, making Florida one of the toughest states in which to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit. The new law legislatively reverses the Florida Supreme Court decision … Continue reading

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The Opportunities and Challenges of Telemedicine: Part 1

By Vanessa Reynolds Telemedicine, or the use of technology/telecommunications for the delivery of healthcare services when the healthcare practitioner and the patient are not in the same physical location, is growing in popularity across the nation. The potential benefits of … Continue reading

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