By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org A few months ago the threat of ransomware – and some actual cases – was sending chills of fear through hospitals, municipalities and the business community. Since then reported ransomware incidents have decreased substantially, but that doesn’t mean the threat is gone completely, warns John Riggi, the Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, business email compromise., crypto malware, cyber, cyber risk, hacking, malware, phishing, ransomware, supply chain | View Count: (4)
Understanding Munchausen Syndrome and New 2019 Coding Guidelines
What do you do when you suspect that one of your patients is faking their medical symptoms? In some cases, you may find yourself looking for signs of a rare disorder connected with this type of behavior called Munchausen Syndrome. In this article, we discuss not only some common warning signs of this condition that you might encounter but also how to code it accurately once it is verified.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Free CEU Articles | Tags: Providers, CMS, Coding, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, Healthcare Employees, Training, Munchausen Syndrome, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Factitious Disorder, FBI, DSM-5, Continuing Education | View Count: (100)
Luís G. Senna Head of Compliance, CCEP-I Brazilian anti-corruption law (Law No. 12,486 / 13) was published in August 2013 as a consequence of Brazil’s signing of the OECD and UN Anti-Corruption Conventions. Despite the correct media coverage, some issues seem to have gone unnoticed by the general public. Much has been said about the […]
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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org Tomell Ceasar has spent the last 10 years working in compliance and governance roles in Dubai, both for local and multinational companies.  In that time he’s seen a lot of change in compliance programs. For one, he notes in this Compliance Perspectives podcast, the job used to be a lot lonelier.  […]
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No Data Flow Analysis? No Risk Assessment

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By Diane Evans Publisher, MyHIPAA Guide Here is a simple truth about assessing risks under the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA):   Start by knowing all the places where private information is. Once you know where it is, you can determine where it might end up.  In this sense, risk assessment amounts to a […]
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Protect yourself against Medicare scams

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Still getting calls from people claiming to be from Medicare, asking for money or personal information? Watch this video about how you can protect yourself from Medicare scams:
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Day 1 of the College Admissions Bribery Scandal

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By David D. Dodge david@sprtsoc.com Knowing where to start unraveling the college admissions bribery scandal after Day 1 is a challenge.  But the headlines give us a good start in learning what happened in the latest list of ethical failings in athletics and where the case may be heading: College Admissions Scandal: Actresses, Business Leaders, […]
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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org By Adam Turteltaub A merger or acquisition is an expensive proposition for an organization and one that is rich in both business and compliance risks.  That’s particularly true for the healthcare industry, with its substantial regulatory burden and constant change. Shirley Qual and Andrea Ekeberg at UnitedHealthcare will be sharing their […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, acquisitions, compliance, due diligence, ethics, integration, mergers, risk, risk assessment, risk management | View Count: (9)
By Joe Murphy, JD, CCEP, CCEP-I Compliance Strategists jemurphy5730@gmail.com The March 8 Wall Street Journal reports that Chief Justice Roberts is considering whether the Supreme Court should have a code of conduct to address things like harassment. Herein lies a story about the misguided approach to harassment in the US.  In the field of harassment, […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Hot Topics, Chief Justice Roberts, code of conduct, compliance, sentencing guidelines, Supreme Court | View Count: (17)
By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org With a constant stream of enforcement actions related to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), it can be difficult to read the tea leaves and discern the patterns. Laura Perkins of Hughes Hubbard & Reed is co-author of the firm’s Annual FCPA & Anti-Bribery Alert, which gives her perspective on […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, anti-bribery, anti-corruption, antibribery, anticorruption, bribery, FCPA, gdpr | View Count: (9)
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