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Massive Government Crackdown on Medicare Part D Fraud

Posted by Scott Leuning on Jun 19, 2015 4:18:00 PM

 

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Doctors and Peer Review: 10 Things Entrepreneur Physicians Should Know

Posted by Melissa Grant on Jun 15, 2015 11:00:00 AM

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Doctor Beware…OIG Fraud Alert on Physician Compensation

Posted by Scott Leuning on Jun 10, 2015 4:39:30 PM

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What You Need To Know to Implement Meaningful Informed Consent

Posted by Scott Leuning on May 21, 2015 10:30:00 AM

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HIPAA Audits: What To Do If You’re Selected

Posted by Scott Leuning on May 19, 2015 10:30:00 AM

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Paper Medical Records vs. Electronic Medical Records: The End is Near

Posted by Scott Leuning on Apr 28, 2015 10:30:00 AM

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HHS Announces Newest Accountable Care Organization Model

Posted by Goosmann Law Team on Mar 30, 2015 8:16:37 AM

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced this week the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model of payment and care delivery. ACOs, which became possible through the Affordable Care Act, encourage quality improvement and care coordination. This model of health care delivery rewards value over volume in care delivery.

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Attorney Scott Leuning Joins Goosmann Law Firm

Posted by Goosmann Law Team on Mar 23, 2015 10:47:27 AM

Marie H. Ruettgers, Managing Attorney of the Goosmann Law Firm’s Sioux Falls office, is proud to announce Scott Leuning’s addition to the Goosmann team. Leuning brings twenty years of legal experience to his health law clients and helps doctors and physician groups take home more of their money by navigating their way through the health care regulations.

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Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screenings

Posted by Goosmann Law Team on Mar 10, 2015 10:44:27 AM

If you are between the ages of 55-77 and are either a current smoker or someone who has quit smoking in the last 15 years, and you have a history of at least 30 “pack years,” Medicare will pay for the cost of annual lung cancer screenings. The screening test includes a low-dose CT. This coverage is effective immediately and applies nationwide, according to a February 5, 2015 press release from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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HIPAA Privacy and Business Associates in a Nutshell

Posted by Goosmann Law Team on Mar 6, 2015 9:19:31 AM

When most people hear about Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and privacy of health records, they consider a physician’s duty not to disclose private medical records. Although HIPAA originally applied only to “covered entities,” which includes health plans, health care clearing houses and health care providers who transmit health information in electronic form, the privacy rules have expanded significantly in recent years and now “business associates” must also comply with the privacy requirements of HIPAA.

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