Healthcare compliance

Forest Park TX kickback scheme totaling over 40 million dollars

Kickbacks are still not allowed, much to the surprise of a Forest Park TX medical group. This story coming from Dallas News‘ federal courts reporter Kevin Krause. The Forest Park Medical Center federal bribery and kickback trial in Dallas resulted in landmark convictions against the hospital’s managers and doctors. It also exposed Texas’ longstanding failure…

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2018 was a banner year for HIPAA compliance issues

At patient options we always want to keep you up to date with what is happening in our world of compliance. Lets look at the 2018 report of major trends. After a relatively slow first six months, 2018 turned into an active year for HIPAA enforcement, with the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS)…

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