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Join us for NCPW 2019!

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We’re excited that National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is just around the corner and we hope you’ll check out the events we have planned. During NCPW, we join our partners to bring you information and advice on scams, identity theft, and other consumer protection issues. Here’s a preview:
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  By Jamie Kellicut, BSW, CCEP Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin Senior Compliance Officer with Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission, Milwaukee, WI As a Compliance Officer in tribal regulation I have at times struggled with keeping my culture at the forefront of my compliance work. But a few years […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Compliance, code of conduct, compliance, compliance officer, cultures, ethics, Seven Grandfather Teachings | View Count: (4)
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Andre Bywater on the UK Modern Slavery Act [Podcast]

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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org The UK Modern Slavery Act has been law for some time now, requiring companies doing substantial business in the United Kingdom to disclose what they are doing to combat modern slavery, and to post a disclosure statement on their website. As Andre Bywater of Cordery Compliance reports in the Compliance Perspectives […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, disclosures, human trafficking, modern slavery, Reporting, supply chain | View Count: (5)
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Alcohol Screening: A Measure that Matters

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Alcohol Screening: What We Know We all know someone who has struggled with alcoholism. Now, consider this: The majority of adults who drink excessively are not dependent on alcohol. Still, their health is at risk. A 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report indicates that alcohol misuse accounts for 1 of every 10 […]Alcohol Screening: A Measure that MattersMatt Brock
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Fraud Doesn’t Pay for Healthcare Providers

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Fraud Doesn’t Pay for Healthcare Providers
An EHR vendor recently agreed to pay over $57 million to resolve allegations that it had caused its users to submit false claims to the government. With other recent Justice Department cases, it has become clear that this is not a unique occurrence. Fraud can happen at any type of healthcare organization, and the penalties are always high. Between fines, settlement agreements, exclusion from federal programs, and jail time, one thing is clear: fraud is not worth it.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: DOJ, OIG, Providers, Compliance, Audit, Forensic Audit, Health Care Fraud, Billing, EHR, Healthcare Employees, Training, Healthcare Payers, Medicare and Medicaid, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law | View Count: (135)
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It’s showtime at the FTC!

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Videos from the Federal Trade Commission may not feature a cast of celebrity actors, but they’re still entertaining. Produced by the nation’s consumer protection agency, these videos offer practical, useful, and memorable messages that can save you money, time, and aggravation. And they’re free.
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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org Is it a few bad apples?  A whole barrel full of them?  Or is it the barrel that’s the problem, and not the apples? It’s a long-debated topic in ethics and compliance, and Jonathan Rusch, Principal of DTG Risk & Compliance LLC, argues that there is much that can be answered […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Hot Topics, behavioral science, compliance, ethics | View Count: (8)
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Academics and the Field of Compliance & Ethics

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By Joe Murphy, JD, CCEP, CCEP-I Compliance Strategists jemurphy5730@gmail.com Over the years I have done substantial amounts of research in the field of compliance and ethics.  I have found quite a few people in academia who have offered strong opinions about compliance programs.  Many of these are well-reasoned and offer helpful perspectives.  But there are […]
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We work to get your money back

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The FTC brings lawsuits to stop unfair and deceptive business practices. One way we help right those wrongs is by getting refunds to people who lost money. And from July 2017 to June 2018, people got more than $2.3 billion in refunds from FTC cases. Earlier this week, the FTC released our annual report announcing these results. A new map shows how much money and how many checks the FTC mailed to each state, so you can see the FTC refunds sent to people in your area. You also can find out how the...
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By Inga Shugalo Healthcare Industry Analyst at Itransition There’s no denying that ensuring patient data security is a continuous challenge for healthcare organizations. According to the Verizon’s recent report, the outside activities, involving the loss of data assets (e.g., laptops, flash drives, documents), hacking, using malware and social engineering, account for almost 50% of the HIPAA […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: HIPAA, CRM, ehr, healthcare, healthcare software, PHI | View Count: (17)
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