January 11, 2022

How to Ensure Vendor Compliance at your Health System

Ensuring vendor compliance at your health system may seem like a daunting, impossible task that never ends. You’re not wrong. Managing thousands of vendors and holding them accountable is complex and requires attention to detail and a timely dedication your Procurement and Accounts Payable (AP) staff may not have. The results of not doing so can be catastrophic to your health system’s bottom line, costing the healthcare industry $1.7B* annually. To battle this, your health system must create a comprehensive vendor compliance management policy and process. What to Consider in your Vendor Compliance Process Bring AP and Supply Chain Departments […]
September 24, 2019

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Prevent Overpayments under the False Claims Act

In today’s healthcare landscape, the government funds over two-thirds of all provider costs, totaling over $3.5 trillion annually. Generally, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) manages the payment of these claims. In an effort to maintain integrity in the current healthcare system, providers are responsible for determining whether the submitted claims are paid correctly. If an overpayment is made, the provider must report and return the funds within 60 days of discovery. Overpayments can occur from duplicated claim submissions, payment for non-covered or excess services, payment to the incorrect individual, or any other misapplication of government funds. 31 […]
What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Prevent Overpayments under the False Claims Act
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