It is critical for providers to keep strict control of their prescription pads and access into e-prescribing.
An office manager in Chicago, IL has been sentenced to federal prison for writing over 3,000 fraudulent opioid prescriptions for individuals who were not patients of the provider. She and her co-conspirator used family and friends, who were not patients nor in need of opioid medications, to take the fraudulent prescriptions to the pharmacy to get filled and then return the drugs to them. Some of these drugs were later sold throughout Chicago, for profit.
ONC Health IT Certification Program Updates *Important Deadline Coming Up: December 31, 2022 The Promoting Interoperability Program started in 2011 with requiring certain clinical data be captured electronically, which including providing functionality so that patients could receive electronic copies of their health records (Stage 1). In Stage 2, there was a requirement to provide Meaningful […]
If wrong-doing is identified, based on health plan audits or evaluation of information, the company and company’s officials could face certain penalties, fines, and risks. The penalties and fines will be based on the type of offense, how egregious the offense is, how long it has been going on, how much harm it has done […]
Health plans can gain access into the company’s system. This will depend on what is in the company’s contract/Agreement with the health plan.