What is a Compliance Program?

A compliance program is a set of internal policies and procedures that helps your organization comply with the law in its daily operations. A proactive plan helps you maintain compliance with [...]

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Why Choose to Search NPDB?

There are approximately 14,300 medical malpractice payments each year. Most of these are never revealed publicly, and rarely do they reach the level of a medical board disciplinary review. So [...]

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How long does an exclusion last?

How long does an exclusion last? The length of any given exclusion will depend on the circumstance and basis of the particular exclusion. Some exclusion periods, such as for violations for [...]

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What is a retired coverage policy?

What happens when a Local Coverage Determination (‘LCD”) is retired? When a policy is retired, it means that the specific diagnosis and coverage requirements of the policy are no longer in [...]

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Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN)

What is an ABN? An Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (CMS-R-131) is issued to Medicare patients by a medical provider when the care planned for a patient is not expected to be covered by [...]

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