March 2018

Tips to Physician Contract Compliance with Stark Law & Anti-Kickback Statutes

By | 2018-03-13T10:05:12+00:00 March 13, 2018|Categories: healthcare consulting, physician compliance, timekeeping software|

Contracts and financial arrangements with physicians must be structured to ensure compliance with Stark1, Anti-Kickback2 and Civil Monetary Penalties Laws3. If physicians refer patients for items for services payable by Medicare, Medicaid and other healthcare programs, noncompliance can become a a big problem for both the physician and the healthcare organization. Noncompliance may result in overpayments and [...]

February 2018

Why Some Hospital Management Systems Aren’t Enough

By | 2018-03-13T09:17:04+00:00 February 28, 2018|Categories: healthcare analytics, healthcare consulting|

Technology continues to forever change the world of medicine. In this fast paced field, it's a daunting task to manage a service line, let alone an entire hospital or health system. Hospital management systems help bring calm and order to the world of medicine. These systems often transform a paper driven system into the age of [...]

5 Tips to Ensure Physician Contract Compliance

By | 2018-02-21T10:44:36+00:00 February 20, 2018|Categories: healthcare consulting, physician compliance, timekeeping software|

The federal government has continually upped its efforts related to investigating, prosecuting and combating healthcare fraud. This focus has led to increased scrutiny on hospital-physician financial relationships and contracting issues. This interest has sharpened especially with the movement of physician providers into employment, medical directorships or other compensated relationships with local hospitals. There has been cases [...]

How Saint Mary’s & NOSS Achieved Physician Engagement v2.0

By | 2018-02-16T11:11:18+00:00 February 15, 2018|Categories: healthcare analytics, healthcare consulting, physician alignment|

We are really proud to announce the success achieved at Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut. We just released a news release and the feedback has been amazing. Saint Mary's Hospital engaged Dynafios to take physician engagement to the next level. Our C2i methodology, backed by our 4CAST healthcare data analytics platform, helped the hospital and a [...]

How Physician Timekeeping Apps Help Compliance with Stark Law

By | 2018-02-23T08:28:33+00:00 February 6, 2018|Categories: physician compliance, timekeeping software|

Stark Law History The Stark Law, named after Congressman Pete Stark, is actually three separate provisions governing physician self-referral for Medicare and Medicaid patients. Physician self-referral is when a physician refers a patient to a medical facility in which s/he has a financial interest. Critics allege an inherent conflict of interest could encourage over-utilization of services [...]

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