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The October 2018 Updates to the National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook Expands on Physician Reporting Requirements

Established in 1986, the National Practitioner Data Bank (“NPDB”) is a “repository of reports that contain information on medical malpractice payments and certain adverse actions related to health care practitioners, providers, and suppliers.” NPDB website. Under the NPDB, hospitals and … Continue reading

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CMS 2019 Physician Fee Schedule–Small Practice Impact

The Final Rule was released in November, 2019.  Here is a good analysis of the rule as it will impact small practices. The post CMS 2019 Physician Fee Schedule–Small Practice Impact appeared first on Garlo Ward, P.C.. Read more detail … Continue reading

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Shorter Wait Times Associated with Better Physician Reviews

If you suspect that you or someone you love has been the victim of medical negligence by an ophthalmologist, you can potentially recover financial damages for your injuries. Our trusted Syracuse ophthalmologist negligence attorneys will review your case and create … Continue reading

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Internal Medicine Physician Convicted in Los Angeles Federal Court After Six-Day Trial of Conspiracy to Pay or Receive Kickbacks for Medicare Referrals and Four Counts of Receiving Kickbacks.

Health care fraud and kickback cases can be difficult to defend due to the amount of documentation and when there are numerous cooperating witnesses. A recent case, seemed to have a number of weak, inconsistent witnesses who had already plead … Continue reading

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California Physician Charged in Self-Referral Case With Felony Insurance Fraud and Perjury for Allegedly Referring Workers Comp Patients to a Laboratory and Surgery Center In Which He Allegedly Had Ownership Interest

Referring patients to other business entities that a physician has an ownership interest in can be a violation of the law depending on the type of patient (Medicare, workers' compensation) and it is important to ensure that the rules are … Continue reading

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