When you renew your hospital privileges, be certain to read the questions carefully. A mistake might be viewed as a lie.

When the Department of Health, Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) sends a physician a letter about an issue, that letter usually states that the medical practice of the physician is being “investigated”.  That word, “investigated”, is extremely significant because it can lead to some very unpleasant consequences. The problem starts when the physician is […]

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Can billing fraud affect a doctor?

When patients are charged with medical bills, they usually can expect a certain price. Sometimes they may see that their prices are higher than normal. A third party may also notice this as well. Some doctors can be audited for billing fraud. This can cause them to get into some trouble. If they are found […]

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What are HIPAA guidelines?

Medical professionals treat patients every day. They are consulting with patients on various diseases and injuries that they are seeking treatment for. Information about these patients is private. As individuals, we would not want our personal information known to everyone. In the medical field, healthcare professionals have an obligation to keep information about patients private. […]

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