News & Analysis

January 1, 2013
Strategies for Healthcare Compliance

One thing is certain: You don't want to wait until you receive a notification letter from OCR before you begin preparing for a HIPAA audit, says Dena Boggan, CPC, CMC, CCP, HIPAA privacy/security officer at St. Dominic Jackson (Miss.) Memorial Hospital.

November 1, 2012
Briefings on HIPAA

So your organization has a compliance program in place, but how well is it working?

August 1, 2012
Briefings on HIPAA

Too many healthcare organizations are receiving ­failing grades for HIPAA compliance, an analysis of OCR's first 20 initial audits reveals.

July 1, 2012
Briefings on HIPAA

Focus of OCR HIPAA auditors might surprise some healthcare organizations.

May 1, 2012
Case Management Monthly

Case managers have already become familiar with the Medicare Recovery Audit Program. In January, however, government Recovery Auditors began focusing on new territory: Medicaid claims.

February 1, 2012
HIM Briefings

First we had patient tracers, then system tracers, and now second-generation tracers! Wow!