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The OIG returns to Monitor Monday. Deputy Inspector General Gloria Jarmon in the office of Audit Services will be on the broadcast March 18 at 10 AM ET. Nancy Beckley would like to hear the OIG discuss the ORIGINAL OIG Compliance Guidance for Nursing Facilities (published in 2000) as well…
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which was hotly contested in Congress last week and otherwise known as the "fiscal cliff," expands the time limit on recovering overpayments to five years after the year in which payment was made. More details this week in Thursday's RACmonitor e-news.
Ward Bond, aka Major Seth Adams, the wagon master on Wagon Train, yells to Flint McCullough, aka Robert Horton, "circle the wagons!" That's the image that comes to mind when I think of the late 1950s' TV western in which my dad had a few roles as a character actor…
The OIG said today that the anti-fraud predictive modeling that CMS uses as part of its crack down on fraudsters is flawed. The OIG, in its report, goes on to list four steps CMS should take to improve results. Frank Cohen, MPA, senior healthcare analyst for the Frank Cohen Group,…
On Monday's broadcast, "Saluting America's Critical Access Hospital, we asked guests to send us photos of their facilities. In one case, RACmonitor's Suzanne Lappen sent us photos she took while visiting Grand Marais, Minnesota, home of the Cook County North Shore Hospital and its administrator Kimber Wraalstad. The fashionable brick…
On Monday's Monitor Monday broadcast, we're saluting America's Critical Access Hospitals. One of the featured hospitals is Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. The hospital's CFO David Muhs, reports that his facility has made Hospital & Health Networks “most wired” list for six years in a row. Muhs…
Monitor Monday salutes America's Critical Access Hospitals during its December 17 broadcast. Featured on the 30 minute live Internet radio broadcast will be Kimber Wraalstad, administrator for the Cook County North Shore Hospital in Grand Marais, MN; Kristine Sande, program director for the Rural Assistance Center (RAConline); and David Muhs,…
The news article posted yesterday on the National Government Services has been pulled from the site, according to Steven J. Meyerson, MD, with Accretive Physicians Advisory Services. Dr. Meyerson even provided RACmonitor with a screen shot of yesterday's posting. But now it's no longer there… Film at 11 as they…