Monthly Archives: August 2015

Breaches, Breaches, Everywhere

It often seems as though a day does not go by without the report of a new breach of healthcare data. Examples of breaches include loss of unencrypted devices (whether laptops, flash drives or other devices), usage of non-secure services, … Continue reading

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Don’t Submit Bills for Student Services – Ever!

Recently, some medical practices have had to reimburse the government for bills that showed that students, rather than physicians or licensed practitioners, had furnished services to Medicare beneficiaries. Apparently, some practitioners believe that if the supervising physician or midlevel provider … Continue reading

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