Fraud in the health care industry is widespread these days, and no health care system or individual practitioner is impervious to investigation. The best protection against these time-consuming and expensive investigations is a strong compliance program. To avoid becoming a target, here's what you need to know - and do.
Independent pharmacies have their work cut out for them when it comes to remaining compliant with ever-changing industry regulations. The mom and pop shops known for their personal service are subject to the same standards as their big-box counterparts. Here’s a rundown of DEA red flags and preventive measures to avoid violations.
The actions of Edward Snowden have sparked a vigorous debate over the information-collecting measures of the U.S. intelligence and security communities.
The SEC likes to reorganize, refocus and re-energize. In the last 10 years, the SEC has continued to reinvent itself. Whether it has been effective or not is still up for questioning.
If an organization’s tone at the top could be measured and correlated with higher earnings and lower rates of financial reporting fraud... most directors would almost certainly want to assess that tone.
We have all heard the scams associated with Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries being targeted for delivery of wheelchairs and other medical supplies that patients don’t need and their doctors didn’t order.
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, fraudulent use of purchase cards, or p-cards, is one of the most commonly occurring types of employee fraud, and a 2013 survey reveals that risk related to internal fraud and abuse is an area of highest concern.
The past year has been one of transition for the UK Bribery Act and the Serious Fraud Office...
A series of indictments remind government contractors of the increased scrutiny on the industry and the risk of employee fraud and abuse...
The Antitrust Division of the DOJ says it does not consider compliance programs in enforcement decisions. So this odd policy takes away from the urgency of any message from the Division about programs...