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HIPAA and the Age of Cloud Computing

Categories: Health Care Law

HIPAA Compliance Defense Attorneys Discuss the Age of Cloud Computing Computers are so ubiquitous that most people cannot imagine muddling through everyday life without finding some reason to fire one up.  Computers have evolved over time from huge machines that could take up an entire room into devices that easily fit in the palm of a…

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The Government Continues to Add Arrows to Its Anti-Fraud Quiver

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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Experienced Health Care Fraud Defense Attorneys Discuss Anti-Fraud Information with Professionals Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel Since 1990 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has provided a report that calls attention to agencies and program areas that are at high risk for fraud, waste, and abuse.  The report is released every two years and in…

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What Dentists Should Do When They Receive a “Notice of Intent to Exclude”

Categories: Health Care Law

"Notice of Intent to Exclude"

Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel A “Notice of Intent to Exclude” is among the most serious warnings any healthcare provider can receive. Exclusion, in this context, means a prohibition from serving federally funded patients. This is particularly devastating if Medicare and Medicaid patients represent a substantial portion of a clinic’s…

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When Is Healthcare Fraud Criminal?

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

Healthcare Fraud

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends A question of critical importance in every healthcare investigation is whether the case can be resolved civilly, i.e. without recourse to criminal prosecution. Often, the determination as to whether a case is civil or criminal is unclear at the beginning of the…

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10 Things To Do When You Are Under Healthcare Fraud Investigation

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

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Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends Finding out that you are under a federal criminal investigation and accused of healthcare fraud can be extremely frightening.  However, there are things you can do from the very beginning of the case to have a positive effect on its resolution. You…

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