Fraud & Abuse of Patient Information?

Answer Fraud and abuse of patient information are widespread in the United States, according to Quackwatch, which estimates their cost at $100 billion a year. Medicare and private insurance often fall vic... Read More »

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Medicare Fraud & Abuse Laws?

Medicare, the federal health care program for the elderly and disabled, is an expensive benefit. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Medicare budget for Fiscal 2011 proposed in February 2010 ... Read More »

How do i report fraud, waste&abuse of social security?

Determining FraudReport only what is actual abuse, waste or fraud. Examples include a guardian or family member who is misusing someone's benefits, collecting benefits on a dead person or concealin... Read More »

Requirements of Federal Drug & Alcohol Abuse Patient Record Regulations?

Federal laws and regulations prohibit the disclosure and release of patient information for individuals struggling with drug and alcohol abuse and who are in a federally or state-funded treatment p... Read More »

The Safekeeping of Patient Information?

Medical professionals are expected to keep their patient's personal information private. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, establishes the standards used na... Read More »