The DOJ Continues to Scrutinize Telemedicine

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:18 am by steve

Telemedicine saw a dramatic increase during the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent study from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), released in December 2021, sho.... Read More

Cryoablation Now Included in Guidelines for Initial Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

Aug 15, 2022 at 08:51 am by steve

"Atrial fibrillation is associated with an increased risk of stroke and cardiovascular events," said Michael Kaufmann, MD, who practices cardiology and electrophysiology at.... Read More

DOJ is Not Slowing Down its Pursuit of COVID 19-related Fraud

Jul 06, 2022 at 11:36 am by steve

Rarely does a day go by without the Department of Justice announcing an investigation, indictment, plea or conviction in cases involving COVID-19 fraud schemes. In June, a fed.... Read More

New Federal Healthcare Cybersecurity Bill Introduced, CISA Offers Cybersecurity Guidance and Tools

Jun 16, 2022 at 01:38 pm by steve

Prompted by growing concerns of Russian cyberthreats on key U.S. infrastructure, the bipartisan Healthcare Cybersecurity Act of 2022 (S.3904) was introduced by U.S. Senators J.... Read More

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Convictions Against Florida Physician, Pharmacist for Violating Anti-Kickback Statute

Jun 16, 2022 at 01:38 pm by steve

Prosecutions related to the submission of claims to Tricare for compounded pain creams continue. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed convictions against a Florida.... Read More

March 2023

Mar 13, 2023 at 07:49 pm by kbarrettalley

Your March 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!