About George Grant

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far George Grant has created 234 blog entries.

Lexington Foot and Ankle Center Agrees to Pay $750,000 to Resolve Allegations of Violations of the False Claims Act

By |2020-11-10T17:35:09+00:00November 10th, 2020|

https://www.justice.gov/usao-edky/pr/lexington-foot-and-ankle-center-agrees-pay-750000-resolve-allegations-violations-false Lexington-based podiatry practice Lexington Foot and Ankle Center, PSC (“Lexington Foot & Ankle”) and Dr. Michael Allen have agreed to resolve civil allegations that they violated the False Claims [...]

Premier Medical Associates Agree To Pay $750,000 To Resolve Claims Of False Billing

By |2020-11-10T17:34:19+00:00November 10th, 2020|

https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdfl/pr/premier-medical-associates-agree-pay-750000-resolve-claims-false-billing Premier Medical Associates Agree To Pay $750,000 To Resolve Claims Of False Billing Tampa, FL – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces today that Premier Medical Associates (PMA), [...]

Turn The Cessation of Elective Surgeries Into an Opportunity to Educate

By |2020-05-28T18:28:41+00:00May 21st, 2020|

Under normal circumstances, the biggest difficulty practices encounter when trying to engage in physician education is timing.  Coordinating everyone’s schedules, pulling providers out of the operative and visiting rooms, and [...]

Split Model Service Providers (Medical Coding Vendors with Offshore and Onshore Operations)

By |2020-05-28T18:31:39+00:00May 21st, 2020|

A troubling trend in the medical coding industry is a misleading split model where companies will have resources both onshore and abroad but not disclose which personnel are performing the [...]

Due to Covid-19 Crisis Providers Can Skip 2019 CMS MIPS Reporting

By |2020-05-28T18:27:58+00:00May 5th, 2020|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS has announced relief measures for providers who are bound to participate in its quality reporting programs, including the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). First, [...]

Are Your Remote Coders Secure? Google Warns of Covid-19 Cyber Threats

By |2020-04-23T06:41:16+00:00April 23rd, 2020|

As many healthcare organizations seek to have their billing and coding staffs work remotely, active attempts to compromise their organization's data, via phishing and malware, are being perpetrated by foreign [...]