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AUDIENCE

694 "Compliance University:  New and Improved" HomeCare January 2012 Homecare
693 "Stock and Bill:  Proceed with Caution" O&P Business News December 5, 2011 General
692 "Final Rule Cements DME Definition" Medtrade Monday Newsletter November 7, 2011 Homecare
691 "Provider Wants Auditor to Pay" HME News October 2011 Homecare
690 "Auditors Gone Wild" HME News October 2011 Homecare
689 "Hill-Rom Agrees to Pay $41.8 million to Resolve Fraud Investigation" Medtrade Monday Newsletter October 3, 2011 Homecare
688 "Medtrade:  Countdown to Medtrade:  Long-time Speakers Reflect" HME News September 30, 2011 Homecare
687 "General News:  Auditors Gone Wild" HME News August 2011 Homecare
686 "OIG Lambasts Marketing, Subcontracting Practices" HME News August 2011 Homecare
685 "Standards of Behavior (Part 2)" HomeCare July 2011 Homecare
684 "Compliance University:  Checking Out Discounts" HomeCare June 2011 Homecare
683 "OIG Cautions IDTF Arrangements Could Bring Up Anti-Kickback Concerns" HomeCare Monday June 27, 2011 Homecare
682 "General News:  OIG Slams Subcontracting, Marketing Practices" HME News June 24, 2011 Homecare
681 "General News:  OIG Frowns on Pay-to-Play Arrangement" HME News May 31, 2011 Homecare
680 "Competitive Bidding:  Avoid These Legal Landmines" HME News May 2011 Homecare
679 "Solicitation Issue Remains a Murky One" HME News May 2011 Homecare
678 "CMS Proposes Change to Direct Solicitation rule" HomeCare Monday April 4, 2011 Homecare
677 "Standards of Behavior (Part I)" HomeCare April 2011 Homecare
676 "Is Direct Solicitation Still Murky for Providers" HME News April 8, 2011 Homecare
675 "CMS Backs Off Patient Contact Restriction - For Now" HME News March 2011 Homecare
674 "Almost One Month In:  Change Is HME's New Mantra" HomeCare January 25, 2011 Homecare
673 "General News:  CMS Backs Off Patient-Contact Restriction - For Now" HME News January 24, 2011 Homecare
672 "Conjuring Up a New Future" HomeCare January 2011 Homecare
671 "Commentary:  Growth Opportunities Are Still Available" HME News December 2010 Homecare
670 "OIG Shines Light on HMEs" HME News November 2010 Homecare
669 "Neil Caesar on Revised Supplier Standards:  Final Observations" HomeCare Monday November 8, 2010 Homecare
668 "The Attorney-Client Privilege:  Its Use and Misuse" HomeCare November 2010 Homecare
667 "Neil Caesar on Supplier Standards 8 and 29:  What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday October 18, 2010 Homecare
666 "Neil Caesar on News Standards 9 and 30:  What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday October 11, 2010 Homecare
665 "Final Supplier Standards Need Further Clarification" HME News October 2010 Homecare
664 "Industry Ratchets Up Efforts Against Audits" HME News October 2010 Homecare
663 "Supplier Standard No. 7:  What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday October 4, 2010 Homecare
662 "New Standards Take Effect Today:  What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday September 27, 2010 Homecare
661 "Supplier Standard No. 1:  What the Changes Mean for You" HomeCare Monday September 20, 2010 Homecare
660 "Headline News - New Supplier Standards Could Be Costly" HomeCare Monday August 30, 2010 Homecare
659 "Don't Take This Lying Down and Other Words of Wisdom" HME News August 6, 2010 Homecare
658 "No PECOS Grace Period" HME News July 2010 Homecare
657 HME Insider Reports: "Patient Freedom of Choice is Important" HME News TV July 9, 2010 Homecare
656 "Cold Calling" HomeCare June 2010 Homecare
655 "Apria Catches Breath, Lincare Boosts Liquidity" HME News May 21, 2010 Homecare
654 "FAQ Attempts to Clear Up OIG Confusion" HME News April 2010 Homecare
653 "Once More - With Feeling" HomeCare March 2010 Homecare
652 "OIG Alert Raises Brows" HME News March 2010 Homecare
651 "Providers Struggle in Aftermath" HME News February 2010 Homecare
650 "Keep the Closet Doors Open" HomeCare January 2010 Homecare
649 "Out of the (Loan) Closet" HomeCare November 2009 Homecare
648 "The Art of Buying and Growing Leads: HomeCare October 2009 Homecare
647 "Your CMS Fraud Profile" HomeCare August 2009 Homecare
646 "Are You Ready for RACs?" HomeCare July 2009 Homecare
645 "CMS Tweaks National Competitive Bidding" HME News July 13, 2009 Homecare
644 "The Truth About Fraud" HomeCare April 2009 Homecare
643 "Marketing Alternatives:  Five Profitable Options to Medical Equipment Joint Ventures" HomeCare March 2009 Homecare
642 "Avoiding Fraud and Abuse" HomeCare February 2009 Homecare
641 "OIG Opens the Door on DME-Hospital Closet Deals" HomeCare Monday December 8, 2008 Homecare
640 "Compliance University:  Prohibit or Enforce?" HomeCare November 2008 Homecare
639 "For HME Providers, Medicare Home Sleep Testing Bites the Dust" HomeCare Monday October 17, 2008 Homecare
638 "Give Me A Break:  We Can Reduce Fraud, But We Cannot Prevent It" HomeCare October 2008 Homecare
637 "Let's Make A Deal!  Executive Decisions for the Healthcare Business Owner" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers//Acquisitions Newsletter Autumn 2008 Homecare
636 "FMV Is Complex Topic" HomeCare September 2008 Homecare
635 "Compliance University:  Fair Market Value" HomeCare August 2008 Homecare
634 "Mind Your Manners" Homecare July 2008  Homecare
633 "So You Want to Subcontract" HomeCare April 2008 Homecare
632 "Headline News:  Industry Battles Bungled Bid Exclusions in Congress, Court" HomeCare Monday March 31, 2008 Homecare
631 "AAHomecare to CMS:  Don't Adopt Proposed Standards, Do Mandate Inspections" HomeCare Monday March 31, 2008 Homecare
630 "Up to Standard" HomeCare March 2008 Homecare
629 "New Standards 27, 31 and 57: What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday March 24, 2008 Homecare
628 "Providers Question Proposed Revision to Supplier Standard No. 1" HomeCare Monday March 17, 2008 Homecare
627 "Standards 10 and 12: What the Changes Could Mean to You" HomeCare Monday March 17, 2008 Homecare
626 "Secrets From The Pros: How to Negotiate a Better Contract" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter Early Spring 2008 Homecare
625 "Standards 28 and 30: What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday March 10, 2008 Homecare
624 "Standard No. 29: What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday March 3, 2008 Homecare
623 "Legal Wrap-Up: Beware These Pitfalls" HME News March 2008 Homecare
622 "Standards No. 7 and 9: What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday February 25, 2008 Homecare
621 "Standard No. 11: What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday February 11, 2008 Homecare
620 "Newswire: Legal Wrap-Up: Beware These Dangerous Pitfalls" HME News February 11, 2008 Homecare
619 "Compliance University: Two Peas in a Pod" HomeCare February 2008 Homecare
618 "Supplier Standard No. 1: What the Changes Could Mean for You" HomeCare Monday February 4, 2008 Homecare
617 "Accreditors Will Hold Providers to New Standards" HomeCare Monday February 4, 2008 Homecare
616 "Headline News: CMS Tightens the Screws on Supplier Standards" HomeCare Monday January 28, 2008 Homecare
615 "Newswire: CMS Attempts to Crack Down on Appeals" HME News January 21, 2008 Homecare
614 "Compliance University: As Goes Florida ... So Goes the Nation" HomeCare January 2008 Homecare
613 "OIG/AHLA Offer Guidance on Quality Oversight" Laboratory Compliance Insider December 2007 Providers Generally
612 "Legal Matters:  Get Hospitals to Play Fair" HMEToday December 2007 Homecare
611 "Compliance University:  Playing Favorites - Fair and Unfair Hospital Discharge Tactics" HomeCare November 2007 Homecare
610 "UnitedHealth Settlement May Increase Provider Contracting Leverage" Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor November 2007 Providers Generally
609 "Legal:  Providers Should Review Physician Relationships" HME News November 2007 Homecare
608 "Compliance University:  Be Warned and Be Careful" HomeCare October 2007 Homecare
607 "Legal:  Never Discount Without Justification" HME News October 2007 Homecare
606 "Legal:  Revocations:  Don't Let Them Spook You" HME News September 2007 Homecare
605 "Sleeping Through Trouble:  Maneuvering through the legal tangle of sleep lab and CPAP collaboration" HomeCare September 2007 Homecare
604 "DME - Physicians Hit By New Stark Rule" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter September 2007 Homecare
603 "Don't Rule Them Out" HomeCare August 2007 Homecare
602 "Train Sales Staff About Compliance Concerns, Too" Laboratory Compliance Insider August 2007 Providers Generally
601 "Smart Talk:  Legal:  Protect Yourself from the NSC" HME News August 2007 Homecare
600 "Heard at the Show" HomeCare June 2007 Homecare
599 "Starting a Sleep Lab:  Don't Fall Asleep on the Job" HomeCare Xtra Summer 2007 Homecare
598 "Offer Regular Standards of Conduct Reviews as Staff Reminders" Laboratory Compliance Insider July 2007 Providers Generally
597 "Compliance University:  Saying Goodbye:  Honesty is the Best Exit Policy" HomeCare June 2007 Homecare
596 "Protect Your Market Leverage with Restrictive Covenants" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter Summer 2007 Homecare
595 "New Association Recruits Independent HMEs" HME News June 2007 Homecare
594 "Compliance University:  Waive Whistleblowers Away" HomeCare May 2007 Homecare
593 "Changes to the Competitive Bidding Network Rules" HomeCare May 2007 Homecare
592 "To Network or Not?  Competitive Bidding Networks Scramble to Regroup" HomeCare May 2007 Homecare
591 "Expert Advice:  Fight Audits Tooth-and-Nail" HME News May 2007 Homecare
590 "Respond Well to Quality Complaints" Laboratory Compliance Insider May 2007 Providers Generally
589 "Protect Your Market Leverage with Restrictive Covenants" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter Spring 2007 Homecare
588 "Competitive Bidding Networks:  How to Make Them Work" HomeCare April 2007 Homecare
587 "Heard at Medtrade" HomeCare Monday April 30, 2007 Homecare
586 "New Association Forms for Independent Providers" HomeCare Monday April 23, 2007 Homecare
585 "Newswire:  Organizers Plan New HME Association for Independents" HME News April 23, 2007 Homecare
584 "Emerging Provider Networks Scramble to Revise Plans" HomeCare Monday April 26, 2007 Homecare
583 "Encourage Employees to Report Quality Complaints, Suggestions" Laboratory Compliance Insider April 2007 Providers Generally
582 "Compliance University:  Beware of Inconsistency" HomeCare March 2007 Homecare
581 "Compliance University:  Opting for Disclosure" HomeCare February 2007 Homecare
580 "Don't Risk Critical Value Compliance - Define and Document Clearly to Avoid Problems" Laboratory Compliance Insider February 2007 Providers Generally
579 "Sell Compliance to Decision-makers to Obtain More Program Funding - Five Strategies for Presentation Success" Laboratory Compliance Insider February 2007 Providers Generally
578 "Compliance University:  Smart System Can Help" HomeCare January 2007 Homecare
577 "Internet Marketing -- Opportunity, But Be Careful!  Executive Decisions for the Healthcare Business Onwer" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter Winter 2007 Homecare
576 "200 Miami HMEs Lose Provider Numbers" HomeCare Monday January 22, 2007 Homecare
575 "Newswire:  Feds Investigate Invacare's Co-op Advertising" HME News January 22, 2007 Homecare
574 "Compliance University:  Protection From Within" HomeCaare December 2006 Homecare
573 "Compliance University:  Made, Not Born" HomeCare November 2006 Homecare
572 "Five Secrets for Negotiation Success" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter November 2006 Homecare
571 "Compliance University:  Qui Tam Suits on the Rise" HomeCare October 2006 Homecare
570 "Is There A Doctor In The House" The Physician's Personal Advisory October 2006 Practitioners
569 "Feds Go After DME Attorney" HME News October 2006 Homecare
568 "Compliance University:  Walk the Walk" HomeCare September 2006 Homecare
567 "Three Urban Legends About Medicare Reimbursement" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter Summer 2006 Homecare
566 "Feds Go After DME Attorney" HME News September 4, 2006 Homecare
565 "Monitor and Audit Your Billing Company" Laboratory Compliance Insider September 2006 Providers Generally
564 "Private Pay Joint Venture Stills Creates Kickback Problems" Today's Physician September 2006 Practitioners
563 "Insurers Expected to Abide by More Stringent Requirements" Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor September 2006 Providers Generally
562 "Compliance University:  Joint Ventures Redux" HomeCare August 2006 Homecare
561 "Practice Management Q&As" Medical Economics July 7, 2006 Practitioners
560 "Don't Get Hammered! FAQs about the Anti-Fraud Rules - and Why You Should Care" HomeCare July 2006 Homecare
559 "CMS Comment Irks HMEs" HME News July 2006 Homecare
558 "Tips for Selecting the Right Audit Sample" Laboratory Compliance Insider July 2006 Providers Generally
557 "Compliance University:  Something to Think About" HomeCare June 2006 Homecare
556 "3rd Party & Managed Care Contracts:  Is It Take It or Leave It?" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter May 2006 Homecare
555 "On the Front Lines:  A Systems Management Approach to Compliance:  Sigma, ISO and the R.O.P.E. System" CCH Health Care Compliance Letter May 15, 2006 Providers Generally
554 "Don't Flirt with Fraud when Delegating to Support Personnel" Today's Physician May 2006 Practitioners
553 "Compliance University:  Getting a Fair Shake" HomeCare May 2006 Homecare
552 "Law/Regulations:  Limit Your Liability When Terminating Patients Who Don't Pay Their Bills" The Physician's Advisory's Private Practice Success April 2006 Practitioners
551 "Focus on Medical Director's Role to Comply with CLIA Regulations" Laboratory Compliance Insider April 2006 Providers Generally
550 :Legal Solutions for Rule Overload:  Six More Keys to Better Negotiation Skills" Today's Physician April 2006 Practitioners
549 "Compliance University:  Bite-Sized Solutions" HomeCare April 2006 Homecare
548 "Bottom Line Series:  Negotiation Skills Tame Managed Care Contracts" AAFP News Now April 2006 Practitioners
547 "HME: Government Whipping Boy" HME News March 2006 Homecare
546 "Legal Solutions for Rule Overload:  Five Keys to Better Negotiating Skills" Today's Physician March 2006 Practitioners
545 "Compliance University:  Your Brother's Keeper:  Are Your E-Mails a HIPAA Threat?" HomeCare March 2006 Homecare
544 "Closing the Deal:  Legal Land Mines in Homecare/HME Acquisitions - Medtrade Spring Speech Announcement" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter March 2006 Homecare
543 "Build Hospital Referrals with Preferred Provider Arrangements Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter March 2006 Homecare
542 "Whistleblower Ruling Gives Hope to Labs" Laboratory Compliance Insider March 2006 Providers Generally
541 "Be Reasonable!  5 Tips for Effective Non-Compete Agreements" Today's Physician February 2006 Practitioners
540 "Wear Your Leathers!" HomeCare February 2006 Homecare
539 "Legal Insight from the Health Law Center:  The Great Debate:  Do Compliance Programs Empower Whistleblowers?" New Perspectives Winter 2006 Providers Generally
538 "Try These Tips to Audit Your Policies and Procedures" Laboratory Compliance Insider February 2006 Providers Generally
537 "Legal Corner:  Six Common Misconceptions About Fraud and Abuse" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter January 2006 Homecare
536 "Compliance University:  Your Mileage May Vary" HomeCare January 2006 Homecare
535 "Countdown to Change:  Are You Ready for HME's Brave New World" HomeCare January 2006 Homecare
534 "The Right Way to Apply a Noncompete Provision" Today's Physician January 2006 Practitioners
533 "Compliance Tips:  Stay Ahead of Compliance Officer Double-Duty" Laboratory Compliance Insider January 2006 Providers Generally
532 "Three Urban Legends About Medicare Reimbursement" Today's Physician December 2005 Practitioners
531 "Compliance University:  Effective Discipline" HomeCare December 2005 Homecare
530 "Bring on the Merger" CMS Today November/December 2005 Practitioners
529 "Compliance University:  True Confessions" HomeCare November 2005 Homecare
528 "Governance:  Focus on Four Keys to Drafting Reasonable, Enforceable Restrictive Covenants for your Physicians" Group Practice Solutions November 2005 Practitioners
527 "Compliance Tips:  Seven Ideas for More Effective Compliance Training" Laboratory Compliance Insider November 2005 Providers Generally
526 "When Feds Settle, Pay Attention" HME News October 2005 Homecare
525 "Legal Insight from the Health Law Center:  The Question They Dare Not Ask:  Why bother? Challenging the Conventional Views of Compliance - Part III" New Perspectives Fall 2005 Providers Generally
524 "Diagnosis Health Law:  Avoiding Fraud and Abuse:  'Lucky Seven' Rules for Success" Today's Physician October 2005 Practitioners
523 "Heard at Medtrade:  On the Shape of the Industry" HomeCare Monday October 24, 2005 Homecare
522 "Compliance:  Stop DME Whistleblowers Before They Stop You" Eli's HomeCare Week October 17, 2005 Homecare
521 "Secrets of Successful Appeals" HomeCare October 2005 Homecare
520 "Required Physicals:  Assess, Monitor Older Physicians' Competence" Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider October 2005 Practitioners
519 "Extrapolation Still Plagues HMEs, Say Attorneys" HME News September 2005 Homecare
518 "Compliance University:  Forget the Duct Tape" HomeCare September 2005 Homecare
517 'Physicians' Legal Handbook" Doctors Digest September/October 2005 Practitioners
516 "Accreditation and Compliance:  Kissing Cousins?" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter September 2005 Homecare
515 "Diagnosis Health Law:  Trust Me, I'm a Lawyer" Today's Physician September 2005 Practitioners
514 "The Future of Managed Care Contracting -- A Special Roundtable Discussion" Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor September 2005 Providers Generally
513 "Six Tips To Improve Communication About Compliance Within Your Lab" Laboratory Compliance Insider September 2005 Providers Generally
512 "From the Publisher Team:  New Column by Neil Caesar" Today's Physician August 2005 Practitioners
511 "Compliance University: Calling All Jerks" HomeCare August 2005 Homecare
510 "Legal Insight from the Health Law Center:  The Question They Dare Not Ask:  Why Bother?  Challenging Conventional Views of Compliance - Part Two" New Perspectives Summer 2005 Providers Generally
509 "Disclosure:  Medical Staff Leaders Should Identify Potential Conflicts" Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider July 2005 Practitioners
508 "Compliance University:  Confidentiality Counts" HomeCare July 2005 Homecare
507 :Get Physicians to Cooperate on Billing Compliance" Laboratory Compliance Insider July 2005 Providers Generally
506 "Smart Talk:  Legal:  What's An NPI?" HME News July 2005 Homecare
505 "Experts Debate CMS Appeal" HME News July 2005 Homecare
504 "Four Benchmarks to Help You Decide Which Plans Make the Grade" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter June 2005 Homecare
503 "Cancer As A Turning Point, From Surviving to Thriving" Healing Journeys June 2005 Providers Generally
502 "Legal:  Doctors Selling HME" HME News June 2005 Homecare
501 "Compliance University:  Will a Hotline Help?" Home Care June 2005 Homecare
500 "Legal Insight from the Health Law Center:  The Question They Dare Not Ask -- Challenging the Conventional Views of Compliance - Part One" New Perspectives Spring 2005 Providers Generally
499 "Make Your Patients Happy!  Handling Complaints, Avoiding Problems" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter May 2005 Homecare
498 "HIPAA Security Regs Roll Into Play" HME News May 2005 Homecare
497 "Fraud:  Some HME Providers Just 'Don't Get It'" HME News May 2005 Homecare
496 "Legal:  Smart Talk:  Employees with Baggage" HME News May 2005 Homecare
495 "Compliance University:  Psst!  Did You Hear the Rumor About the Company That Didn't Look Into Rumors" HomeCare May 2005 Homecare
494 "Getting and Keeping Your Medicare Supplier Number:  Lessons Learned From An Attorney Who Has Seen It All" Vanguard 1st Quarter 2005 Homecare
493 "Internet Forums:  Three Rules to Reduce Your Online Risk" Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor April 2005 Practitioners
492 "Insurers Not Paying?  Fight Back" Medical Economics April 8, 2005 Practitioners
491 "Dealing with Hospital Discharge:  Getting a Fair Shake on Patient Referrals" HomeCare April 2005 Homecare
490 "OIG Summary Reinforces Four Compliance Issues" Laboratory Compliance Insider March 2005 Providers Generally
489 "Prosecutors Turn Up The Heat" HME News March 2005 Homecare
488 "Beware:  NSC Jumps on HMEs Slow to Fix Supplier Infractions" HME News March 2005 Homecare
487 "Medtrade Spring: Powerful and Pertinent Presentations for Healthcare Business Owners" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter March 2005 Homecare
486 "Human Resources: Money?  What Else Ya Got?" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter March 2005 Providers Generally
485 "Right-to-Die Case Drives Hundreds to Ask Locally About Living Wills" Greenville News March 24, 2005 Providers Generally
484 "Compliance University:  Compliance Commitment:  What You Don't Know Can Hurt You" HomeCare March 2005 Homecare
483 "Legal Insight:  Beware the Boring Boilerplate" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter February 2005 Homecare
482 "Compliance University:  Reporting Errors -- Tell Us What We Are Doing Wrong -- Please!" HomeCare February 2005 Homecare
481 "Compliance University:  Marketing on the Internet -- Proceed with Caution" HomeCare January 2005 Homecare
480 "The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Negotiating Buyouts -- The Remaining Partners' Perspective" The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How To Avoid Them, Legal Desk Reference for Physicians 2005 by SEAK, Inc. Practitioners
479 "The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make With Antitrust Laws" The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How To Avoid Them, Legal Desk Reference for Physicians 2005 by SEAK, Inc. Practitioners
478 "Legal Insight from the Health Law Center: Be Careful That Your Discharge Planning Activities Do Not Send You Downstream" New Perspectives Winter 2005 Providers Generally
477 "Why Is Everybody Picking on Me?" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter January 2005 Providers Generally
476 "Smart Talk:  Legal:  Relief for Overzealous DMERC Audits" HME News January 2005 Homecare
475 "Smart Talk:  Legal:  Get A New Supplier Number" HME News December 2004 Homecare
474 "Compliance University:  We're In This Together" HomeCare December 2004 Homecare
473 "Should You Purchase or Sell -- Assets or Equity" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter December 2004 Homecare
472 "Comment from Brian Chambers:  Picks for Tuesday, Oct. 26" HME News November 2004 Homecare
471 "Fight or Perish" HomeCare November 2004 Homecare
470 "NSC Targets Footwear" HME News November 2004 Homecare
469 "Industry Attorneys Test Ruling That Limits Post-Payment Audits" HME News November 2004 Homecare
468 "Legal Insight from the Health Law Center: Audit Your Activities Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot" New Perspectives Fall 2004 Providers Generallly
467 "The Rule of Courtship and Other Secrets" HomeCare October 2004 Homecare
466 "How To Deal With Competing Labs That Take Compliance Risks" Laboratory Compliance Insider October 2004 Providers Generally
465 "The Age of Realignment is Here:  Decide NOW on HOW to Decide" Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter September 2004 Homecare
464 "Voluntary Audits Can Cause Trouble If They Aren't Under Privilege" Medicare Compliance Alert September 27, 2004 Homecare
463 "Compliance University:  Clear Procedures, Better Training" HomeCare September 2004 Homecare
462 "OIG and AHLA Offer Boards Guidance on Roles of GC and CCO" Laboratory Compliance Insider September 2004 Providers Generally
461 "Train Phlebotomomists to Avoid Activities that Appear to Induce Referrals" Laboratory Compliance Insider September 2004 Providers Generally
460 "Arbitration:  Fast Track for Small Disputes; May Interfere with Big Issues" Private Payer News August 2004 Providers Generally
459 "Medicare Mondernization Act Enmables HME Suppliers To Fight Medicare Payment Offsets" Health Law Center Press Release August 6, 2004 Homecare
458 "Compliance University" Formal Training Should Be Formal" HomeCare August 2004 Homecare

457

"Legal Insight from the Health Law Center: Subsidizing Medical Malpractice Premiums: The Road to Ruin . . ."

New Perspectives

Summer 2004

Providers Generally

456 "Compliance University:  Training Your Staff for Compliance" HomeCare July 2004 Homecare

455

"Disappearing Footwear Guidelines Conjure"

HME News

July 2004

Homecare

454

"Buyer Beware: New Scheme Is ‘A Kickback’"

HME News

July 2004

Homecare

453 "NSC and CMS Propose Supplier Standards Clarification" HomeCare Monday June 21, 2004 Proviers Generally

452

"Dos and Don’ts: Don’t Routinely Write Off Charges Because You Didn’t Get ABNs"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

June 2004

Providers Generally

451

"NSC Backs Off Draconian Enforcement"

HME News

June 2004

Homecare

450

"Compliance University: Don’t Lead By Memo"

HomeCare

June 2004

Homecare

449

"National Supplier Clearinghouse Continues ‘Buckle Down’ on Suppliers"

Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter

June 2004

Homecare

448 "When Surrogates Do Physician's Job, Crackdowns Ensue" Kentucky Sleep Society Newsletter May 2004 Practitioners

447

"Are You on the NSC’s Naughty or Nice List?"

HomeCare

May 2004

Homecare

446 "Lack of Records Turns Corrective Action Victory Into Defeat" Medicare Compliance Alert May 17, 2004 Providers Generally

445

"NSC Gives Providers Additional Days to Prove Compliance"

HomeCare Monday

May 17, 2004

Homecare

444

"Buying A Densitometer: FAQs Answered"

Medical Economics

April 9, 2004

Providers Generally

443

"Avoid the Feds with Internal Audits"

Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter

April 2004

Providers Generally

442

"Task Force to Address NSC Activity"

HomeCare

April 2004

Homecare

441

"Compliance University: Avoid the ‘Compliance Panic Virus’"

HomeCare

April 2004

Homecare

440

"How to Prod Unresponsive Plan to Process Overdue Claim"

Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor

April 2004

Providers Generally

439

"Health Law Center Forms Task Force to Review National Supplier Clearinghouse Problems"

Health Law Center Press Release

March 17, 2004

Providers Generally

438

"NSC Changes Revocation Procedures"

Health Law Center Press Release

March 11, 2004

Providers Generally

437

"Don’t Assume Plan’s Take-It-or-Leave-It Stance is Final"

Ambulatory Surgery Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

March 2004

Providers Generally

436

"Task Force to Address NSC Activity"

HomeCare Monday

March 22, 2004

Homecare

435

"Compliance University: Professionalism is Part of Solution"

HomeCare

March 2004

Homecare

434

"Ten Secrets to Effective HIPAA Training: Teach Your Staff to Trust the System"

New Perspectives

Spring 2004

Physicians Generally

433

"The National Supplier Clearinghouse is on the Warpath!"

Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers/Acquisitions Newsletter

March 2004

Homecare

432

"Ask the Insider: ABNs and Tests Exceeding Frequency Limitations"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

March 2004

Providers Generally

431

"Avoid Antikickback Law Violations When Placing Phlebotomists in Physician Offices"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

March 2004

Practitioners

430

"Some Churches Editing Their Prayers for Sick"

Greenville News

February 15, 2004

Providers Generally

429

"NSC Takes ‘Draconian’ Approach to Compliance"

HME News

February 2004

Homecare

428

"Hospital HMEs Face Increased Challenges"

HME News

February 2004

Homecare

427

"Compliance University: Doing Things Your Way"

HomeCare

February 2004

Homecare

426

"Avoid Kickback Problems by Auditing Your Pricing and Discounting Practices"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

February 2004

Providers Generally

425 "Compliance University: Going Up" HomeCare January 2004 Homecare

424

""Fraud and Compliance Predictions for 2004"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 5, 2004

Providers Generally

423

"Strategy: Owner Battles Ex-Employee Over Patients"

HME News

December 2003

Homecare

422

"Invest in a Surgicenter?"

Medical Economics

December 5, 2003

Providers Generally

421

"Legal Corner: The Road to Hell"

Paragon Ventures’ Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions Newsletter

December 2003

Providers Generally

420

"Compliance University: Building Your R.O.P.E. Ladder"

HomeCare

December 2003

Homecare

419

"Submission of Quality Data, DME Price Freeze in New Bill"

Medicare Compliance Alert

December 8, 2003

Practitioners

418

"What’s Hot"

Home Care

November 2003

Homecare

417

"Large Power Wheelchair Supplier says it will withstand FBI Inquiry"

Medicare Compliance Alert

November 17, 2003

Providers Generally

416

"Legal Corner: Fight Back!"

Paragon Ventures’ Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions Newsletter

November 2003

Providers Generally

415

"OIG 2004 Work Plan Targets Physician Quality of Care"

Medicare Compliance Alert

October 13, 2003

Practitioners

414 "Compliance University:  At The End Of Your Rope?  -- Climb A R.O.P.E. Ladder" Health Law Center October 2003 Providers Generally
413 "Compliance University"  The R.O.P.E. System -- A New Way to Approach 'Rule Overload'" Health Law Center October 2003 Providers Generally

412

"Compliance University: Suffering from Rule Overload?"

HomeCare

October 2003

Homecare

411

"Outside Couriers and Business Associate Contracts"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

October 2003

Providers Generally

410

"Compliance University: Legal Solutions for Rule Overload"

ACHC Surveyor

Fall 2003

Providers Generally

409

"Legal Corner: Do You Suffer From RULE Overload?"

Paragon Ventures Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Newsletter

September 2003

Providers Generally

408

"When Offers Look Too Good, Conspiracy Charges May Follow"

Medicare Compliance Alert

September 1, 2003

Providers Generally

407

"Referrals: Downstreaming Victory Has HME Ramifications"

HME News

September 2003

Providers Generally

406

"Compliance University: Common-Sense Security: Six Rules for HIPAA Security Purchases"

HomeCare

August 2003

Homecare

405

"Ethics, Quality Results Can Reap Positive Rewards"

Medicare Compliance Alert

August 11, 2003

Providers Generally

404

"OIG Targeting Kickbacks in Medical Device Consulting Agreements"

Medicare Compliance Alert

July 21, 2003

Practitioners

403

"How to Structure Your OSHA Compliance Committee"

OSHA Compliance Insider for Health Care Facilities

July 2003

Providers Generally

402

"Surfing Waves of Compliance and HIPAA: Reason Number 19"

Paragon Ventures Newsletter

July 2003

Homecare

401

"OIG/AHLA Issue Document to Help Directors Oversee Compliance"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

June 2003

Providers Generally

400

"Dealing with Hazardous Materials: Reduce Exposure to Mercury by Using Device Survey and Training Employees on Cleanup Steps"

OSHA Compliance Insider for Health Care Facilities

June 2003

Providers Generally

399

"Privacy vs. Enforcement: Judge Overrules Attempt to Use Patient Privacy Defense"

Medicare Compliance Alert

May 19, 2003

Providers Generally

398

"Routinely Waiving Co-pays Can Spark OIG’s Ire"

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

April 23, 2003

Practitioners

397

"Coming Soon: Final Stark Rule, Possible Bar for Physicians and Specialty Hospitals"

Medicare Compliance Alert

April 7,. 2003

Providers Generally

396

"‘Unnannounced’ JCAHO Surveys on the Horizon"

Headline News

April 7, 2003

Practitioners

395

"Ready or Not, Here It Comes"

HME News

April 2003

Homecare

394

"Compliance University: Why Bother? The Question They Dare Not Ask, Part III"

HomeCare

April 2003

Homecare

393

"When Consultants Advise Taking Too Many Risks, Cut Your Losses"

Medicare Compliance Alert

March 24, 2003

Providers Generally

392

"Kickbacks: New Provider Safe Harbors Mulled by OIG"

Medicare Compliance Alert

March 17, 2003

Providers Generally

391

"Compliance University: Why Bother? The Question They Dare Not Ask, Part II"

HomeCare

February 2003

Homecare

390

"Use Exit Interviews to Boost OSHA Compliance"

OSHA Compliance Insider

February 2003

Providers Generally

389

"When Surrogates Do Physician’s Job, Crackdowns Ensue"

Medicare Compliance Alert

February 24, 2003

Providers Generally

388

"Practice Management: Waiving Copays: Be Careful With Your Charity"

Rehab Report

February 13, 2003

Providers Generally

387

"Focus Home Health Compliance on Risk Areas"

Medicare Compliance Alert

February 3, 2003

Homecare

386

"Malpractice Safe Harbor May Be On The Horizon"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 27, 2003

Practitioners

385

"Hospitals Under the Gun to Justify Outlier Payments"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 6, 2003

Providers Generally

384

"Compliance University: Why Bother? The Question They Dare Not Ask"

HomeCare

December 2002

Homecare

383

"How to Structure Your Compliance Committee"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

December 2002

Providers Generally

382

"Business Arrangements: Wave Good-Bye to Handshake Agreements"

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

December 23, 2002

Practitioners

381

"CMS Will Question Hospital Use of Outlier Payments"

Medicare Compliance Alert

December 2, 2002

Providers Generally

380 "Legal Report:  CMS Fights Fraud Too Hard" HME News November 15, 2002 Homecare

379

"Outrunning the Bear: A Short Course in HIPAA Compliance"

HomeCare

October 2002

Homecare

378

"Dos and Don’ts" Keep Old CPT and Other Coding Manuals"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

October 2002

Providers Generally

377

"Don’t Assume Plan’s ‘Take It or Leave It’ Stance Is Final’

Laboratory Compliance Insider

October 2002

Providers Generally

376 "OIG Prepares Major Increase In CMP Cases" Medicare Compliance Alert October 28, 2002 Providers Generally

375

"Business: Illinois Blues disputes PHO role in rate talks:

American Medical News

October 21, 2002

Practitioners

374

"Legal: Beware the ‘Related Party’ Rules"

HME News

October 15, 2002

Homecare

373

"Know Your Strengths When Negotiating Managed Care Contracts"

Ocular Surgery News

October 1, 2002

Practitioners

372

"Compliance Advice: Compliance Officers Can Take Steps to Protect Themselves"

BNA, Inc. Health Care Program Compliance Guide

September 16, 2002

Providers Generally

371

"Understanding Risks of Personal Liability Can Reassure Conscientious COs, Experts Say"

BNA, Inc. Health Care Program Compliance Guide

September 16. 2002

Providers Generally

370

"5 Ways to Provide Free Transport"

Medicare Compliance Alert

September 16, 2002

Practitioners

369

Providers: Give Us a Break"

HME News

September 15, 2003

Providers Generally

368

"Kickbacks: Beware Overly Helpful Home Health Agencies"

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

August 15, 2002

Practitioners

367

"Home Health: Know The Ins and Outs of Care Plan Oversight"

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

August 15, 2002

Homecare

366

"Legal: Providers, Look Out For ‘Agents’"

HME News

August 15, 2002

Homecare

365

"How to Challenge an Improper ‘Deselection’ by Plan"

Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor

August 2002

Practitioners

364

"Don’t Reveal Your OSHA Compliance Snafus Online–the Government May Be Listening

OSHA Compliance Insider for Health Care Facilities

July 2002

Providers Generally

363

"Pharmaceuticals: Guidelines Benefit Physicians and Plans"

Eli’s Managed Care Compliance Alert

July 15, 2002

Practitioners

362

"E-CMNs: Making A Move Toward Cost-Savings and Compliance"

HomeCare

June 2002

Homecare

361

"Develop Written Job Description to Maximize Compliance Officer’s Effectiveness"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

June 2002

Practitioners

360

"Pharmaceuticals: Stethoscopes In, Golf Balls Out, PhRMA Says"

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

June 27, 2002

Practitioners

359

"Preferred Providers: Mind the Compliance Challenges"

Medicare Compliance Alert

June 10, 2002

Providers Generally

358

"CMS Proposes 60-Day Deadline for Repaying Medicare Overpayments"

OB/GYN Administrator’s Reimbursement & Compliance Insider

June 2002

Providers Generally

357

"Quality, Cost Incentives Are Out of Style, But May Return in More Balanced Forms"

AIS Physician Management, A Channel on AIS Health.com

June, 2002

Practitioners

356

Standard Employer Numbers to Simplify Claims Processing, CMS Says

HomeCare Monday

June 3, 2002

Homecare

355

Six Medicare Myths That Internists Shouldn’t Fear

ACP-ASIM Observer

May 2002

Practitioners

354

Dos and Don’ts

OPPS Insider

May 2002

Providers Generally

353

CMS Proposes 60-Day Deadline for Repaying Medicare Overpayments

OPPS Insider

May 2002

Providers Generally

352

CMS Proposes 60-Day Deadline for Repaying Medicare Overpayments

Ambulatory Surgery Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

May 2002

Providers Generally

351

CMS Proposes 60-Day Deadline for Repaying Medicare Overpayments

Laboratory Compliance Insider

May 2002

Providers Generally

350

Stay In Touch, Or Else...

Home Health Care Dealer/Provider

May 2002

Homecare

349

Get Outside Experts to Testify at Physician’s Hearing

Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider

May 2002

Practitioners

348

Managing Managed Care

HomeCare

April 2002

Homecare

347

Are You a Target?

HomeCare

April 2002

Homecare

346

Practice Models: Congressional Heavyweights Pound "Concierge" Practices

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

April 19, 2002

Practitioners

345

Don’t Reveal Your Compliance Snafus Online–the Government May Be Listening

Ophthalmology Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

April 2002

Providers Generally

344

Practice Management: Not Just a Provider Number

Dermatology Times

March 2002

Providers Generally

343

Law Enforcement Escorts CHAP CEO from Premises, Source Alleges Misappropriation of Funds

HomeCare Monday

March 4, 2002

Homecare

342

Bread and Butter. During a Year of Cost Cutting, HME Providers Will Rely on the Basics

HomeCareXtra

Winter 2002

Homecare

341

Recession-Proof? Providers Remain Optimistic About Revenue in 2002

HomeCareXtra

Winter 2002

Homecare

340

Deja-Vu? Providers Are Buying the Same Products in 2002 as in 2001, Just Fewer of Them

HomeCareXtra

Winter 2002

Homecare

339

Prepare for Stark II’s Ban on Block Leasing

Cardiology Administrator’s Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

February 2002

Practitioners

338

Infants’ DNA Kept On File

Greenville News

February 10, 2002

Providers Generally

337

Kickbacks: Keeping Time Sheets Could Keep You Out Of Court

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

February 2002

Providers Generally

336

Compliance Plans: Plans Need Discipline to Succeed

Clinical Laboratory Compliance Alert

February 2002

Providers Generally

335

Legal Insight - Dividing Income In A Post-Stark World - Part III

CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter

February 4, 2002

Practitioners

334

Weave Compliance Into the Fabric of Medical Staff Bylaws

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 28, 2002

Providers Generally

333

Legal Insight - Dividing Income In A Post-Stark World - Part II

CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter

January 21, 2002

Practitioners

332

Patient Satisfaction: Have Patients Air Concerns With You – Not The Feds

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

January 17, 2002

Practitioners

331

Legal Insight - Dividing Income In A Post-Stark World - Part I

CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter

December 26, 2001

Practitioners

330

Practice Policies: Is Courtesy Dead?

Eli’s Physician Practice Compliance Alert

December 21, 2001

Practitioners

329

Adopt Policy Requiring Physicians to Sign Off on ‘Incident to’ Services

Cardiology Administrator’s Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

December 2001

Practitioners

328

Business Development: Bring Your Business Into Focus with Customer Feedback

Home Care Week

December 17, 2001

Homecare

327

Stark II: Experts Describe Worst-Case Scenarios

Medicare Compliance Alert

October 22, 2001

Providers Generally

326

Managed Care: Don’t Assume Plan’s "Take It or Leave It" Stance is Final

OB/GYN Administrator’s Reimbursement & Compliance Insider

October 2001

Providers Generally

325

Don’t Reveal Your Compliance Snafus Online – the Government May Be Listening

Laboratory Compliance Insider

September 2001

Providers Generally

324

Federal Investigations: How to Handle the Men in Black

Eli Physician Practice Compliance Alert

September 10, 2001

Practitioners

323

"Stark Reality: The Latest Self-Referral Regs"

Medical Economics

September 3, 2001

Practitioners

322

"Don’t Reveal Your Compliance SNAFUs Online – The Government May Be Listening"

OB/GYN Administrator’s Reimbursement & Compliance Insider

August 2001

Practitioners

321 "Patient Rights: Patient Choice May Extend to Post-Hospital DME Suppliers" Home Care Compliance Alert June 2001 Homecare

320

"Billing Insurance Only Could Lead to Liability for Kickbacks and Insurance Fraud"

Cardiology AdministratorsCompliance & Reimbursement Insider

June 1, 2001

Practitioners

319

"Don’t Assume Plan’s ‘Take It or Leave It’ Stance Is Final"

Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor

June 2001

Providers Generally

318

"Set Policy to Make Sure Certificates of Medical Necessity Are Completed Properly"

Cardiology Administrators Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

May 2001

Practitioners

317

"Stark II Allows Added Flexibility in Physician Comp Arrangements"

Physician Profiling & Behavior Change Report

May 2001

Providers Generally

316

Letters to the Editor:: More Info, Please

Home Health Care Dealer/Provider

April 2001

Homecare

315

HCFA Clarifies Home Health Referral Policy

HomeCare

April 1, 2001

Homecare

314

"Bridging Care Gaps"

Advance for Providers of Post -Acute Care

March/April 2001

Providers Generally

313

"Congress to Give HCFA the IRS Treatment"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

March 26, 2001

Providers Generally

312

"The Health Law Center Unveils New Web Site"

For the Record

March 19, 2001

Providers Generally

311

"Protect Yourself Against Harmful ‘All-Products’ Clauses"

Managed Care Contracting & Reimbursement Advisor

February 2001

Providers Generally

310

"Love at Second Sight? Take Another Look at Home Care Contracting Networks.

Home Health Care Dealer and Supplier

March 2001

Homecare

309

"What’s Allowed Under the Final Stark II Rules: Part 4: University Hospital Relationships Allowed to Stand Under New Exception"

Medicare Compliance Alert

February 19, 2001

Providers Generally

308

"OIG Physician Compliance Guidelines: Insights for Acquired Physician Practices

Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor

February 2001

Practitioners

307

"Compliance: BBA Doesn’t Require Hospitals to Provide Supplier List"

Eli’s Home Care Week

January 29, 2001

Homecare

306

"Quality, Cost Incentives Are Out of Style, But May Return in More Balanced Forms"

Physician Compensation Report

January 17, 2001

Practitioners

305

"5 Ways to Prepare for Stark Compliance"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 15, 2001

Practitioners

304

"Final Stark II Rules Arrive"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 8, 2001

Practitioners

303

"Billing ‘Insurance Only’ Could Lead to Liability for Kickback and Insurance Fraud"

Emergency Department Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

January 2001

Providers Generally

302

"Kickbacks: OIG Looks Askance at Income Guarantees"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

December 18, 2000

Practitioners

301

"Don’t Reveal Your Compliance SNAFUs Online – The Government May Be Listening"

Cardiology Administrator’s Compliance & Reimbursement Insider

December 2000

Providers Generally

300

"HCFA Eases Path to Establishment of Preferred Provider Arrangements"

Health Law Center Press Release

November 28, 2000

Providers Generally

299

"More Hospital Referrals to ‘Preferred’ Providers"

Medicare Compliance Alert

October 23, 2000

Homecare

298

"When Precision Counts: What You Need to Know Before You Negotiate a Managed Care Contract"

HomeCare

October 2000

Homecare

297

"Don’t Be Caught Off Guard, Part 2"

Home Health Care Dealer/Provider

October 2000

Homecare

296

"Hospital Referrals to ‘Preferred’ Providers is Growing Practice"

Home Health Line

October 6, 2000

Homecare

295

"When Uncle Sam Comes Calling"

Home Health Care Dealer/Provider

September 2000

Homecare

294

"Provider Files Chapter 11, Citing Stark II Concerns"

Medicare Compliance Alert

August 21, 2000

Providers Generally

293

"Coram cites Stark II in Chapter 11 Filing & Reveals Plans to Go Private"

Home Health Line

August 18, 2000

Homecare

292

"4 Keys to Provider Network Success"

Home Health Care Dealer/Provider

August 2000

Homecare

291

"Perils for HME Suppliers: A Case for Compliance Programs"

ACHC Surveyor

Summer/Fall 2000

Homecare

290

"Receivables Financing: Factoring Violates Reassignment Rules"

Home Care Compliance Alert

July 2000

Homecare

289

"Productbuzz Adds Legal Consultant as Forum Moderator"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

June 2000

Homecare

288

"Management Companies: Receivables Financing Violates Medicare Rules"

Chiropractic Alert

May 2000

Providers Generally

287

"Reimbursement: Receivables Financing Violates Reassignment Rules"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

May 19, 2000

Providers Generally

286

"Practice Development Workbook – Career Planning Tools"

Ortho-McNeil Institute of Physician Practice Development

1999

Practitioners

285

"PPOs versus HMOs: Consumer Choice Driving Managed Care Trend"

GSA Business Journal

April 10, 2000

Providers Generally

284

"Tightly Drawn Contracts Can Make or Break Specialty Carve-Outs"

Capitation Management Report

April 2000

Providers Generally

283

"Avoiding the Federal Speed Trap"

Advance for Providers of Post-Acute Care

April 2000

Homecare

282

"Compliance Tips: Compliance Insurance Gaining Ground"

Home Care Compliance Alert

March 2000

Homecare

281

"Compliance Programs: Smart Billing Company Contracts Reduce Risks"

Home Care Compliance Alert

March 2000

Homecare

280

"Make Job Offers Contingent on Background Checks"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

March 2000

Independent Providers

279

"Ask 14 Questions to Evaluate Kickback Risks of Part A Discount Agreements with SNFs"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

March 2000

Independent Providers

278

"New Telephone Option for Review of Part B Claim Denials or Payment Reductions"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

February 2000

Providers Generally

277

"Compliance Programs: Smart Contracts Reduce Compliance Risks"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

February 2000

Providers Generally

276

"Corporate Introspection" (Attorney-Client Privilege)

Advance for Providers of Post-Acute Care

February 2000

Homecare

275

"Deals That Pass Stark Can Be Targeted As Kickbacks"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 22, 2000

Providers Generally

274

"False Claims: Court Questions ‘Retroactive’ Enforcement Tactics"

Physician Compliance Wire

January 20, 2000

Practitioners

273

"Compliance Programs: Physicians May Need More Than Malpractice Insurance"

Physician Compliance Wire

January 20, 2000

Practitioners

272

"Compliance Programs: Prosecutors Will Use Model Plan to Their Advantage"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

January 3, 2000

Practitioners

271

"Predictions for the Year 2000"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 3, 2000

Providers Generally

270

"Joint Venture Safe Harbor Could Encourage Long-Term Care Investment"

Long-Term Care Compliance Alert

January 2000

Independent Providers

269

"Providers Feel Pressure To Settle When Carriers Suspend Payments"

Medicare Compliance Alert

December 20, 1999

Providers Generally

268

"Compliance Officers as Whistleblowers - An Analytical Dialogue (Part III)"

CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter

November 22, 1999

Providers Generally

267

"HCFA" Silence on Stark Advisory Opinion Front"

Medicare Compliance Alert

November 22, 1999

Providers Generally

266

"Healthcare Tattletales"

Modern Healthcare

November 22, 1999

Providers Generally

265

"Compliance Officers as Whistleblowers - An Analytical Dialogue (Part II)"

CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter

November 8, 1999

Providers Generally

264

"Don’t Give Routine or Preservice Waivers of Copayments/Coinsurance"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

November 1999

Providers Generally

263

"Advantages of Accreditation in Meeting Compliance While Avoiding Fraud and Abuse"

ACHC Surveyor

Fall 1999

Homecare

262

"Compliance Officers as Whistleblowers - An Analytical Dialogue (Part I)"

CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter

October 25, 1999

Providers Generally

261

"Stark Advisory Opinions"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

October 25, 1999

Practitioners

260

"The Age of Mergers Is Here: Decide Now How to Decide"

M.D. News Upstate South Carolina

September/October 1999

Practitioners

259

"How to Steer Clear of a Medicare Billing Audit"

ACP-ASIM

September 1999

Practitioners

258

"Membership Data Can Nurture Talks Between Plans, Physicians"

Managed Care

July 1999

Practitioners

257

"Hospitals Use Contract Pressure to Ensure Physician Compliance"

Medicare Compliance Alert

July 12, 1999

Practitioners

256

"Will Healthcare Do time for Convictions"

Modern Healthcare

July 12, 1999

Providers Generally

255

"Compliance Enforcement in Hospital-Physician Contracts"

Physician Practice Compliance Alert

July 5, 1999

Practitioners

254

"Feds Probe Hospitals With Association Heads"

Modern Healthcare

June 21, 1999

Providers Generally

253

"Try These 10 Tips To Close Loopholes at Contract Renewal"

Capitation Management Report

June 1999

Providers Generally

252

"Contract Talks Are Like Dating: Ask Those Important Questions"

Managed Care

June 1999

Providers Generally

251

"Know What To Do When Agents Search Your Office for Evidence"

Managed Care

May 1999

Providers Generally

250

"Trial May Diagnose Trouble for Hospitals"

Tampa Tribune

May 3, 1999

Providers Generally

249

"When Feds Smell Fraud, They Settle In"

Modern Healthcare

April 19, 1999

Providers Generally

248

"Don’t Be Caught Off Guard If Government Comes Calling"

Managed Care

April 1999

Practitioners

247

"Use Exit Interviews to Boost Compliance"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

March 1999

Independent Providers

246

"Persuade the HMO That a Contract Change You Propose Is Also in the Plan’s Interest"

Managed Care

March 1999

Providers Generally

245

"The Logic Behind Anti-Fraud Laws"

Modern Healthcare

February 15, 1999

Providers Generally

244

"It’s OK to Ignore Referral Bans In Certain Cases, HCFA Indicates"

Managed Care

February 1999

Providers Generally

243

"Cut Risk of Kickback Charge When Providing Free Communications Equipment"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

February 1999

Independent Providers

242

"The Liability Insurance You Didn’t Know You Needed"

Medical Economics

January 25, 1999

Practitioners

241

"Increased Investigations Ahead in 1999"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 11, 1999

Providers Generally

240

"Technically Prohibited Contracts May Still Be OK Under Stark II Law"

Managed Care

January 1999

Providers Generally

239

"Stark II Makes It Easier To Terminate Bad Contracts"

Managed Care

December 1998

Providers Generally

238

"What You Say Can Hurt You If Said To The Wrong Person"

Bulletin, The Greenville County Medical Society, Inc.

November/ December 1998

Providers Generally

237

"HCFA Needs To Shine Some Light Through Stark II’s Murkiness on ‘Gifts’"

Managed Care

November 1998

Providers Generally

236

"Kansas Settlement Seen as Harbinger"

Modern Healthcare

November 9, 1998

Providers Generally

235

"Court Says Carriers Are Immune to Providers’ Negligency Claims"

Medicare Compliance Winners & Losers

October 1998

Providers Generally

234

"Stark II Wants Contribution Plan Installed Before Payment Period Begins"

Managed Care

October 1998

Providers Generally

233

"Dermatologists Should Review Stark II’s Payment Arrangements"

Managed Care

Fall 1998

Practitioners

232

"Create a Comfort Zone When Negotiating Your Cap Rate."

Capitation Management Report

September 1998

Providers Generally

231

"3 Fraud and Abuse: Warning Signs, Inaccurate Billing Can Result in Fraud"

Practice Pointers

(no date)

Practitioners

230

"Paltry Sums"

Modern Healthcare

September 7, 1998

Providers Generally

229

"Get Flexibility to Exclude Participating Providers from Group’s Contracts"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

September 1998

Practitioners

228

"Guard Against Liability for Deficiencies of Facilities You Buy"

Laboratory Compliance Insider

August 1998

Independent Providers

227

"HCFA Implementation of Stark II Law Examines Motive in Payment Review"

Managed Care

August 1998

Providers Generally

226

"Use The Attorney-Client Privilege to Help Keep The Feds Away"

Bulletin, The Greenville County Medical Society, Inc.

July/August 1998

Practitioners

225

"Maximize Your Reimbursement for Services Provided by CNMs and NPs"

OB-GYN Coding Alert

July 1998

Practitioners

224

"Providers and Management Lose as OIG Deals Blow to Shared-Revenue Contracts"

Medicare Compliance Winners & Losers

July 1998

Providers Generally

223

"Contracting: How To Get Included on an MCO’s Provider Panel"

Eli’s Managed Home Care

July 15, 1998

Homecare

222

"Remuneration Arrangements Important Part of Stark II Regulations"

Managed Care

July 1998

Practitioners

221

"Stark II: Division of Profits Comes Under Closer Scrutiny"

Managed Care

June 1998

Practitioners

220

"Seminar on Managed Care Contract Evaluation Addresses Key Concerns"

Southern Healthcare Trends

May/June 1998

Practitioners

219

"Don’t Get Caught with Uninsured Costs from ‘Indemnification’ Clause"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

May 1998

Providers Generally

218

"Stark II: Don’t Underestimate the Feds’ Resolve to Enforce It"

Managed Care

May 1998

Providers Generally

217

"Make Sure You Comply the Law, But Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot"

Bulletin, The Greenville County Medical Society, Inc.

May/June 1998

Providers Generally

216

"Protect Against Outliers That Destroy Your Profitability Under a Contract"

Managed Care

April 1998

Practitioners

215

"G-men: Federal resources are stacking up to tackle healthcare fraud"

Modern Healthcare

March 9, 1998

Providers Generally

214

"Eliminate Plan’s Low Rates After Contract Ends"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

March 1998

Providers Generally

213

"Determine a Comfortable Capitation to Effectively Negotiate Contracts"

Managed Care

March 1998

Practitioners

212

"Tougher Penalties Arrive for Upcoding and Unnecessary Care"

Southern Healthcare Trends

March/April 1998

Practitioners

211

"How You Can Get the Most Out of Contract Negotiations"

Managed Care

February 1998

Providers Generally

210

"Importance of a Fraud & Abuse Compliance Program"

Southern Healthcare Trends

January/February 1998

Practitioners

209

"Unclear ‘Effective Date’ Can Cost You Money and Missed Deadlines"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

January 1998

Providers Generally

208

"Better Safe Than Sorry"

Advance For Managers of Respiratory Care

January 1998

Homecare

207

"What You Should Know When You Negotiate a Managed Care Contract"

Managed Care

January 1998

Providers Generally

206

"A Little Careful Housekeeping Can Prevent a Lot of Headaches"

Managed Care

December 1997

Providers Generally

205

"Why Billing at a Discount Can Shortchange You"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

December 1997

Providers Generally

204

"Avoiding Fraud and Abuse: Five Rules for Success"

Southern Medical Journal

November/December 1997

Practitioners

203

"What You Say Can Hurt You If Said to the Wrong Person"

Managed Care

November 1997

Providers Generally

202

"Legal Privilege Cannot Shield Routine Business Discussions"

Managed Care

October 1997

Providers Generally

201

"Good Intentions Count"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

September/October 1997

Homecare

200

"Untying Network Knots"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

September/October 1997

Homecare

199

"Protect Yourself From New Forms Of Government Fraud Scrutiny"

Bulletin, The Greenville County Medical Society, Inc.

September/ October 1997

Providers Generally

198

"How to Tell Patients You’re Leaving Plan -- Without ‘Soliciting’"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

September 1997

Practitioners

197

"You Can Protect the Analysis, But Not the Underlying Data"

Managed Care

September 1997

Providers Generally

196

"Federal Anti-Fraud Efforts Expanded; Added Burden Seen Placed on Doctors"

Physicians’ Financial News

August 15, 1997

Practitioners

195

"HIPAA Extends Big Brother’s Reach"

Managed Care

August 1997

Providers Generally

194

"A Maturing Health Care Market: Dangers and Opportunities"

Southern Medical Journal

July/August 1997

Practitioners

193

"The Dangers -- and Opportunities -- of a Phase III Market"

Southern Medical Journal

July/August 1997

Practitioners

192

"Don’t Promise to Provide ‘Superior’ Care to Plan Members"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

July 1997

Providers Generally

191

"Whatever Happened to Exclusive Contracting?"

Managed Care

July 1997

Providers Generally

190

"Get Help Fighting Fraud Investigation, But Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot"

Managed Care

July 1997

Providers Generally

189

"Special Report: A Step-By-Step Design for a Compliance Audit (Part 1)"

Medicare Compliance Alert

June 1997

Providers Generally

188

"Don’t Lose Plan Contracts When You Buy Practice"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

June 1997

Practitioners

187

"Repeated Billing Errors is Fraud"

Hansen, Johnson & Associates, P.A. Newsletter

May 1997

Practitioners

186

"What’s In Store For Physicians When A Market Enters Phase III"

Southern Medical Journal

May/June 1997

Practitioners

185

"Last Year’s Health Reform Law May Create Federal ‘Speed Traps’"

Managed Care

June 1997

Providers Generally

184

"New Stark II Rules on Referrals Will Further Restrict Medical Practices"

Managed Care

May 1997

Practitioners

183

"An Open Letter to Health Care Providers"

Hansen, Johnson & Associates, P.A. Newsletter

April 1997

Practitioners

182

"The Broader Fraud and Abuse Laws: Which HME Practices Will be Scrutinized?"

Home Healthcare Today

March/April 1997

Homecare

181

"The Swirling Stark II Crystal Ball"

Medicare Compliance Alert

April 7, 1997

Providers Generally

180

"Tougher Penalties Arrive for Upcoding, ‘Unnecessary’ Care"

Managed Care

April 1997

Providers Generally

179

"Kennedy-Kassebaum Law Means Greater Scrutiny"

Managed Care

March 1997

Providers Generally

178

"Networking Alliances and Joint Ventures"

HPC Weekly Messenger

March 12, 1997

Homecare

177

"How to Stop Payors from Using ‘Silent PPOs’ to Misappropriate Discounts"

Managed Care Contract Negotiator

March 1997

Providers Generally

176

"When Managed Care Gains A Foothold In Your Market"

Southern Medical Journal

Mar/April 1997

Practitioners

175

"Don’t Put Off Planning How Your Group Would Allocate Proceeds From a Sale"

Managed Care

February 1997

Practitioners

174

"Would You Take This Trade-Off?"

Practice Strategies For Managed Care

February 17, 1997

Providers Generally

173

"A Tale of 2 Compliance Plans: Creating Standards of Conduct"

Medicare Compliance Alert

January 13, 1997

Providers Generally

172

"The Age of Mergers Is Here: Decide Now How To Decide"

Managed Care

January 1997

Providers Generally

171

"That Sigh of Relief May Be Premature"

Southern Medical Journal

January/ February 1997

Practitioners

170

Physician Practice Development Videotape Series

- Discovering Practice Options

- Choosing a Practice

- Interviewing Strategies for Success

- Contract Evaluation, Negotiation and Finance

Ortho-McNeil Institute

1997

Practitioners

169

"A Member of the Faculty for the HPC Convention"

HPC Weekly Messenger,

1/15/97

Homecare

168

"New Pensions Plums: Yours for the Picking"

Medical Economics

12/23/96

Practitioners

167

" Lawyers Capitalizing on Needs of Physicians"

Indiana Lawyer,

12/96

Practitioners

166

"Common Complacencies"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

November/ December 1996

Homecare

165

""Compliance Warning: Are You Vulnerable to Derivative Lawsuits?"

Medicare Compliance Alert

12/2/96

Providers Generally

164

"Problems That Arise When A Physician Leaves a Group"

Managed Care

12/96

Practitioners

163

"Good News on the 1997 Pension Front"

Medical Economics

12/96

Practitioners

162

"A Too-Tough Noncompete Clause Could Defeat Its Own Purpose"

Managed Care

11/96

Providers Generally

161

"The Right Way To Apply Noncompete Provisions"

Managed Care

10/96

Providers Generally

160

"Don’t Let One Bad Apple Spoil Your Medical Bunch"

Managed Care

9/96

Providers Generally

159

"Deselection Protection"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

September/October 1996

Homecare

158

"Medtrade 1996 Educational Seminars Target Key Issues";

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

September/October 1996

Homecare

157

"Compliance 101 (Part 2): Training Your Staff"

Medicare Compliance Alert

10/21/96

Providers Generally

156

"Compliance 101: How One Provider Constructed A Plan (Part 1)";

Medicare Compliance Alert

10/14/96

Providers Generally

155

"Can You Trust OIG’s Audit Techniques?"

Medicare Compliance Alert

0/7/96

Providers Generally

154

"New Anti-trust Rules Ask: Is It Good For The Consumer?"

Practice Strategies

10/96

Practitioners

153

"Messengers Unchained: How You Get More Out Of The Messenger Model"

Medicare Compliance Alert

9/23/96

Providers Generally

152

"Will Teaching Hospitals Fight Back Against the OIG Crackdown on Questionable Billings?"

Medicare Compliance Alert

9/9/96

Providers Generally

151

"Managed Care Deselection"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

July/August, 1996

Homecare

150

"Don’t Flirt with Fraud when Delegating to Support Personnel"

Managed Care

8/96

Practitioners

149

"The Attorney-Client Privilege; What It Does And Doesn’t Cover"

Managed Care

7/96

Providers Generally

148

"Does Managed Care Increase Your Malpractice Exposure"

Managed Care

7/96

Practitioners

147

"When Physicians Jointly Discuss Fee Information With Purchasers"

Managed Care

6/96

Practitioners

146

"Give Yourself A Gift By Giving Away That White Elephant"

Medical Economics

5/28/96

Practitioners

145

"When You Can Safely Discuss Fees With Others In A Physician Network"

Managed Care

5/96

Providers Generally

144

"How To Avoid Deselection"

Southern Healthcare Trends

4/5/96

Providers Generally

143

"Five Lawyers Recall... ‘The Craziest HMO Contract Clause I’ve Seen’"

Managed Care

4/96

Providers Generally

142

"When Structuring Contracts, Don’t Forget About State Laws"

Managed Care

4/96

Providers Generally

141

"How To Avoid Deselection"

Medical Economics

4/96

Practitioners

140

"When They Want Your Network But Don’t Want All Its Members"

Managed Care

03/20/96

Providers Generally

139

"Employee Contracts: Look Carefully Before You Leap"

Medical Economics

02/96

Practitioners

138

"$30 Million Settlement Seen As Warning on Teaching Centers’ Billing Practices"

Physicians Financial News

02/15/96

Practitioners

137

"The Dangers -- and Opportunities -- Of a Maturing Health Care Market"

Managed Care

02/96

Providers Generally

136

HMOs Expand Range of Deselection Clauses

ACP Observer

02/96

Providers Generally

135

"Getting the Best Deal When You Sell Your Practice"

Medical Economics

01/96

Practitioners

134

"What’s in Store for Physicians When A Market Enters Phase III "

Managed Care

01/96

Practitioners

133

"Deselection: Forget AWP Laws, Focus on Prevention"

Physicians Managed Care Report

12/95

Practitioners

132

"New Stark Regs Threaten Groups’ Ties To Independent Physicians"

Managed Care

12/95

Practitioners

131

"Take Steps Now: Don’t Get Dropped By Payers"

MGM Update

Nov. ‘95

Practitioners

130

"The Feds Are Targeting Your Independent Physician Contracts"

Managed Care

11/95

Practitioners

129

"Capitation: How Not To Lose Your Shirt"

ACP Observer

11/95

Practitioners

128

"One Reason the Medical Police Proliferate"

Medical Economics

10/95

Practitioners

127

"When Managed Care Gains A Foothold in Your Market"

Managed Care

10/95

Practitioners

126

"That Sigh of Relief May Be Premature"

Managed Care

09/95

Practitioners

125

"Special Alert: Stark I Regs"

Medicare Compliance Alert

08/18/95

Providers Generally

124

"Are Health Plans Asking Too Much ‘Of Primary-Care Doctors’?"

Medical Economics

8\95

Practitioners

123

"The Deep Discount Trap"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

Sept/Oct ‘95

Homecare

122

"How To Avoid Antitrust Violations"

Managed Care

8/95

Providers Generally

121

"Proposed Modifications to Stark Law [untitled]"

Medicare Compliance Alert

7/31/95

Providers Generally

120

"Caremark Settlement Highlights Trend Toward Stark All-Payer"

Medicare Compliance Alert

07/03/95

Providers Generally

119

"Reimbursement Plans Reflect New Group Practice Structures"

Practice Strategies

7/95

Practitioners

118

"A Formal Compliance Program Could Help Protect Your Practice"

Managed Care

7/95

Practitioners

117

"Don’t get Burned by Managed Care Contract"

American College Radiology

6/95

Practitioners

116

"An Any-Willing-Provider Law Didn’t Help Me; Shuwarder, Don M.D."

Medical Economics

6/95

Practitioners

115

"A Haven From the Storm or a Cage for the Unwary"

Managed Care

06/95

Practitioners

114

"Special Report: Your Guide to Selling Your Practice"

Physicians Network Insider

05/01/95

Practitioners

113

"Avoiding Fraud And Abuse: Five Rules For Success"

Managed Care

5/95

Practitioners

112

"A Financing Idea or Hazard"

Physician Network Insider

04/17/95

Practitioners

111

"Make Your Compensation Revisions Easier With This 3-Step Formula"

Physician Network Insider

04/17/95

Practitioners

110

"Using Point Systems To Figure Compensation"

Managed Care

4/95

Practitioners

109

"Special Report: Your Guide to Legal Concerns in a Practice Sale"

Medicare Compliance Alert

03/27/95

Practitioners

108

"Boost the Value of Your Contracts; Brad Burg"

Medical Economics

3/95

Practitioners

107

"Income Division for the 1990s: Advanced Ideas On Productivity and Salary"

Managed Care

3/95

Practitioners

106

"A Financing Idea or Hazard"

Physician Network Insider

03/20/95

Practitioners

105

"An Old Idea Made New Again: Two Twists on ‘Productivity’ Pay"

Managed Care

2/95

Practitioners

104

"Suppliers Can Use Collection Agencies"

Medical Products Sales

2/95

Homecare

103

"How to Divide Income Fairly-And Steer Clear of Stark Violations"

Managed Care

1/95

Practitioners

102

"Avoid Stark II Problems With This 3-Part Compensation Formula"

Medicare Compliance Alert

1/30/95

Practitioners

101

PMSI Bugamor, Inc. - Practice Development Workbook "Managed Care"

Ortho Institute

1995

Practitioners

100

"Beware the Indemnification Clause in Your Managed Care Contracts"

Physician Network Insider

01/23/95

Practitioners

99

"Hoechst -Roussel: The Challenge of Change"

Medical Herald

1/95

Practitioners

98

"Physician-Led Integration Ensures Autonomy"

Forecast

Winter 1994

Practitioners

97

"Should Your Practice Be A Limited Liability Company?"

Medical Economics

12/12/94

Practitioners

96

"Use this 5-step Approach to a Quick 11th Hour Sale"

Medicare Compliance Alert

12/05/94

Providers Generally

95

"Five Key Requirements for a Compensation Formula"

Managed Care

12/94

Practitioners

94

"Health Care Attorney Predicts Strong Lawyer-Doctor Relationship"

Indiana Lawyer

11/94

Practitioners

93

"Some Stark Facts About Rules Governing Referrals Within Groups"

Managed Care

11/94

Practitioners

92

"Six More Pointers to Help You Prepare for Effective Negotiations"

Managed Care

10/94

Providers Generally

91

"When Patients Must Be ‘Fired,’ Nurses Can Help Avoid a Legal Mess"

Dermatology Patient Counseling for Nurses

9-10/94

Practitioners

90

"Five Tips for Improving Your Negotiating Skills"

Managed Care

9/94

Providers Generally

89

"Discount Contracting May Affect Medicare Reimbursement"

Medical Products Sales

9/94

Practitioners

88

"Will Uniting With a Hospital Jeopardize Your Pension Plan?"

Medical Economics

8/8/94

Practitioners

87

"More Practice Structure Ideas for the Age of Managed Care"

Managed Care

8/94

Practitioners

86

"Two Options for Your Practice: Tiered Corporations, Tax-Exempt PCS"

Managed Care

7/94

Practitioners

85

"There's More Than One Way to Merge a Practice"

Managed Care

6/94

Practitioners

84

"Your Compensation Formula May Soon Violate the Law"

Managed Care

5/94

Practitioners

83

"When Health Plans Don't Want You Anymore"

Medical Economics

5/23/94

Practitioners

82

"Medical Staff and Physician Relations Committee"

AAHA Hospital Physician Relations Committee Newsletter

Spring 1994

Practitioners

81

" ‘Should I Join This Alliance?’ and Other Questions for your Lawyer"

Managed Care

4/94

Providers Generally

80

"Where Doctors Fit In Those New Hospital Networks"

Medical Economics

4/25/94

Practitioners

79

"Managing Risks in Physician Staff Privileges Disputes"

Risk Manager's Law Alert

3/94

Practitioners

78

"Negotiating Profitable Managed Care Contracts for Your Group"

Unpublished (HCG)

date unknown

Practitioners

77

"Negotiating Your Managed Care Contract"

Medical Economics Video Magazine

1/31/94

Practitioners

76

"Two More Snares to Beware In Contract Boilerplate"

Managed Care

3/94

Providers Generally

75

"How to Gain Leverage with a Health Plan"

Medical Economics

2/94

Practitioners

74

"Antitrust & Alliances (interview)"

Medical Economics

2/94

Practitioners

73

"Don't Get Burned by the Boilerplate in Your Managed Care Contract"

Managed Care

2/94

Providers Generally

72

"Know Your Needs, Not Just Your Desires"

Managed Care

1/94

Providers Generally

71

"Goodwill You Can Get Paid For"

Medicare Compliance Alert

1/17/94

Providers Generally

70

"The Managed Care Safe Harbors: What Risk Managers Should Know"

Risk Manager's Law Alert

December, 1993, Vol 2/No.8

Providers Generally

69

"Don't Get Locked Out"

Managed Care

12/93

Providers Generally

68

"Plans May Exclude Physicians If They Follow Antitrust Rules"

Managed Care

12/93

Practitioners

67

"Six Common Misconceptions About Fraud and Abuse"

Dermatology Patient Counseling for Nurses

November/December 1993

Practitioners

66

"Fee Setting and Anti-Trust Laws"

Managed Care

11/93

Providers Generally

65

"Four Benchmarks to Help You Decide Which Plans Make the Grade"

Managed Care

10/93

Providers Generally

64

"HME Dealer Conference Update"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

Sept./Oct./93

Homecare

63

"Nurses' Vigilance May Deter Regulatory Scrutiny"

Dermatology Patient Counseling for Nurses

Sept/Oct, 1993

Practitioners

62

"Medical Staff Contracting: Legal Issues in Physician-Hospital Arrangements"

Medical Staff Counselor

Fall, 93

Practitioners

61

"You May Need a Lawyer More Than You Think"

Managed Care

9/93

Providers Generally

60

"Joint Ventures Become Even Riskier"

Medical Economics

7/93

Practitioners

59

"How to Fire a Problem Patient Without Getting Stung"

OBG Management

7/93

Practitioners

58

"Nurses May Best Identify Problems the Could Lead to Regulatory Scrutiny"

Dermatology Patient Counseling for Nurses

submitted 7/93

Practitioners

57

"Setting a Course for Safe Harbors"

Managed Care

5/93

Practitioners

56

"Medical Staff Contracting: Contract Terms and the Negotiation Process"

Medical Staff Counselor

Spring, 1993

Practitioners

55

"Survey Seeking to Identify Physician Recruitment Practices"

South Carolina Health Care News

4/93

Practitioners

54

"Like It or Not, Health Care Is a Political Issue"

On Managing

4/93

Providers Generally

53

"Beware Hidden Traps in Your Hospital's Bylaws"

Medical Economics

4/26/93

Practitioners

52

"How to Deal with a Hospital’s Advances"

Medical Economics

2/93

Practitioners

51

"How Doctors are Bailing Out of Self-Referral Facilities"

Medical Economics

2/93

Practitioners

50

"Do You Really Want to Work for Your Hospital?"

Medical Economics

2/22/93

Practitioners

49

"Managed Care Safe Harbor Rules Leave Many Common Activities ‘At Sea’."

Managed Care Law Digest

1/93

Providers Generally

48

"The Hierarchy of Needs for Good Staff Performance"

Caring

1/93

Homecare

47

"Negotiating Profitable Managed Care Contracts for Your Group"

Unpublished (HCG)

12/92

Practitioners

46

"MedicoLegal Trends You Should Be Aware Of"

Physician's Management

11/92

Practitioners

45

"What Kind of Group Practice Works Best?"

Medical Economics

11/2/92

Practitioners

44

"Forming a Strategic Alliance"

Home Health Care Dealer/Supplier

11/12/92

Homecare

43

"New Arrangements Between Suppliers, LTC Organizations"

Medical Products Sales

11/92

Homecare

42

"Protect Your Doctors From Fraud and Abuse Dangers"

On Managing

10/92

Practitioners

41

"Are You Receiving Fair Pay for Hospital ‘AS&T’?"

Physician's Advisory

10/92

Practitioners

40

"Hospitals Finding IG's Safe Harbors May Be Creating More Questions Than They Answered"

Health Care Competition Week

10/92

Providers Generally

39

"Medical Staff Contracting: Legal Structures and Reimbursement Opportunities"

Medical Staff Counselor

Fall, 1992

Practitioners

38

"Alternatives to Joint Ventures in the Medical Equipment, Home Care and Long-Term Care Markets"

Medical Products Sales

9/92

Homecare

37

"Surgeon Wins Reversal of Hospital's Peer-Review Decision on Privileges"

Physician's Financial News

9/92

Practitioners

36

"Anti-Fraud and Abuse Laws; Six Rules for Success"

Medical Products Sales

8/92

Homecare

35

"Determining if a Venture is Moored in a Safe Harbor"

Medical Economics

6/15/92

Practitioners

34

"Hospitals React Cautiously to Safe-Harbor Regulations"

South Carolina Health Care News

5/92

Providers Generally

33

"Physicians Should Tread Carefully When Investing in Joint Ventures"

Physician's Financial News

Spring, 1992

Practitioners

32

"Internal Medicine Update"

Lifetime Medical Television

2/9/92

Practitioners

31

"Doctors Must Review Referral and Business Relationships’

New Jersey Medicine

2/92

Practitioners

30

"Assessing Your Market for Total Orthopaedic Practice"

Health Care Group

1992

Practitioners

29

"The CEO Physician: No Longer a Luxury"

Health Care Group

1992

Practitioners

28

"It Doesn't Pay to Get Too Cozy with a Hospital"

Medical Economics

12/16/91

Practitioners

27

"Crackdown on Medical Equipment Scam Threatens to Snare Doctors"

Physician's Financial News

12/15/91

Homecare

26

"Malpractice - What Direction is it Taking in the 1990's"

Physician's Management

11/91

Practitioners

25

"The Feds are Looking Harder at Your Medical Investments"

Medical Economics

10/91

Practitioners

24

"New Practice Arrangements in the 1990s"

Physician's Practice Digest

Fall, 1991

Practitioners

23

"Safe-Harbor Rules Seen Impacting on Physician Investors"

Physician's Financial News

9/30/91

Practitioners

22

"Employee Lawsuits Can Pose Greater Danger Than Malpractice Liability"

Physician's Marketing and Management

8/91

Practitioners

21

"Review of Goodwill Value in a Medical Context"

Physician’s Advisory

August 1991

Practitioners

20

"Anti-Fraud & Abuse Rules -- Stricter Enforcement and More Prosecution"

Marketing to Doctors

7/91

Practitioners

19

"Finding a Successor: Developing Buy-In Arrangements"

AASP Newsletter

6/91

Practitioners

18

"Income Division Formula Must Be Current"

Unpublished (HCG)

1991

Practitioners

17

"What To Do About Your Lab Interest"

Unpublished (HCG)

1991

Practitioners

16

"Goodwill: How Much Docs Get For Their Practices"

Medicare Compliance Alert

10/90

Practitioners

15

"Expanding Your Practice; Effective Contracts for New Physicians"

Physician's Practice Digest

Fall, 1990

Practitioners

14

"Hospitals Buying MD Practices; 5 Tips to Reduce Risks"

Medicare Compliance Alert

9/90

Practitioners

13

"Slicing the Income Pie in Multispecialty Groups"

Medical Economics

8/90

Practitioners

12

"Joint Venture Contracts: Plan Ahead for the Worst"

Medicare Compliance Alert

07/09/90

Providers Generally

11

" Clinical Lab Buy out; 63 Cents Without Referral Lock-Up"

Medicare Compliance Alert

6/11/90

Providers Generally

10

"Interest in Incorporation Re-emerging"

American Medical News

6/90

Practitioners

9

"Doctors Forge Bonds In Large Networks to Maintain Control"

Physician's Financial News

6/90

Practitioners

8

"Options for Health Care Clients with Laboratory Interests’

Health Care Group

1990

Independent Providers

7

"Joint Ventures Good and Bad"

Rx HomeCare

4/88

Homecare

6

"Cooperation Between Hospitals and Physicians For Better Cost-Effective Medical Care Delivery -- The Health Care Joint Venture"

Philadelphia Medicine

12/85

Practitioners

5

"Physician Staff Privileges Disputes—A Risk Management Guide for Hospitals and Medical Staffs"

Philadelphia Medicine

9/85

Practitioners

4

"The Effect of Some Recent Antitrust Decisions Regarding Hospital Medical Staff Privileges"

Philadelphia Medicine

6/85

Practitioners

3

"Employer-Sponsored Health Plans: New Ideas and Directions"

ABA Business Law Memo

March/April 1985

Providers Generally

2

"Legal and Economic Significance of Hospital Medical Staff Appointments and Exclusions"

Philadelphia Medicine

February 1985, Volume 81

Practitioners

1

"Hospital-Based Physicians’ Arrangements Under TEFRA and the Prospective Payment System"

Health Lawyer

Spring 1984, Vol. 1, No. 4

Practitioners

 

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