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Compliance is More than Training

The following information provides a brief roadmap to achieving compliance, and is intended to help you understand the need to do more than employee training in order to avoid enforcement action from regulatory agencies. Many practices view compliance training as the primary element for meeting regulatory requirements.  Although training is a key component, the reality… Continue reading

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New OIG Compliance Program Available!

As a condition of enrollment in Medicare, Medicaid and/or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Affordable Care Act requires providers to establish a compliance program to prevent fraud, waste and abuse. While Eagle Associates has had an OIG Compliance Program available for many years, we have completely revised the program to provide a more… Continue reading

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CMS Fraud, Waste and Abuse Training Requirement for Medicare Advantage Participants

Medicare Advantage organizations are required to ensure that “first tier, downstream and related entities” complete CMS general compliance and fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) training.  Practices are considered to be downstream entities of Medicare Advantage organizations, and the CMS training module must be provided as written, without modification, to all employees of a downstream entity…. Continue reading

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