Can You Prevent Telehealth Fraud?

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Can You Prevent Telehealth Fraud?

Telemedicine has continued to thrive in a post-pandemic world, but with the expansion of services comes the expansion of fraud.

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The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) has warned healthcare entities to use ‘heightened scrutiny’ when entering telemedicine arrangements that have suspect characteristics of a fraud scheme.

The OIG has stated that a common characteristic of fraudulent schemes is the use of kickbacks to recruit and award healthcare practitioners.

The OIG …

Gay Water launches to support LGBTQ2S+ people

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Gay Water launches to support LGBTQ2S+ people

In a sea of ​​canned cocktails, Gay Water wants to stand out.

Launching Thursday is a brightly colored canned vodka and soda beverage that proudly displays who it’s for, instead of backing off from support for the LGBTQ2S+ community as other companies have done in recent months. In other words, where Bud Light has buckled under pressure as bigotry grows against the LGBTQ2S+ community, Gay Water’s creator Spencer Hoddeson wants his new boozy brand to be the antithesis of that.

“The key issue that Bud Light tapped into was the fact that they didn’t understand their core audience and know

What is an Irrevocable Trust?

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What is an Irrevocable Trust?

A trust is an estate planning tool that allows a person to control their assets during their lifetime and make provisions for incapacity and death. Many trusts are revocable, however, irrevocable trusts can be an incredibly useful way to plan for your future.

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One thing you should know about irrevocable trusts is that, unlike revocable or living trusts, irrevocable trusts cannot be changed or amended. They are set in

How Do I Update My Compliance Risk Assessment?

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How Do I Update My Compliance Risk Assessment?

Compliance Risk Assessments are critically important in healthcare practices. When used correctly, they can save entities from fines, problems and consequences.

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While almost everyone is familiar with a HIPAA Risk Assessment, many practices have not completed a full Compliance Risk Assessment.

A Compliance Risk Assessment is a process for healthcare entities to determine what risks exist, evaluate potential risks and focus resources to address the most significant risks.

Compliance Risk

Hundreds of thousands are without power as tornado-spawning storms batter the Southeast and Ohio Valley

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Hundreds of thousands are without power as tornado-spawning storms batter the Southeast and Ohio Valley

Severe tornado-spawning storms battered the Southeast and Ohio Valley, knocking out power to more than 615,000 homes and businesses across multiple states.


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(CNN) — Severe tornado-spawning storms battered the Southeast and Ohio Valley, knocking out power to more than 615,000 homes and businesses across multiple states.

A possible twister damaged dozens of homes in Bargersville, Indiana, on Sunday as thunderstorms moved through the state, threatening hail and damaging winds. As they shifted through the rubble, Bargersville residents were warned to prepare to be without power for

Estate Planning: 5 Things to Consider

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Estate Planning: 5 Things to Consider

If you are preparing to draft your estate plan with your estate planning attorney, there are a variety of issues that you will need to think about before your documents can be finalized.

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Prior to drafting your estate plan, we recommend that you give some thought to the following items:

  1. How do you want your money and assets handled if you die? Do you want any restrictions? If you are
Top 5 Reasons Not to Have an Estate Plan

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Top 5 Reasons Not to Have an Estate Plan

We often hear many reasons why people do not have an estate plan or why they are putting off creating their estate plan.

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Here are the top five reasons why people don’t have an estate plan (and why these reasons shouldn’t prevent you from doing your estate plan today):

  1. I don’t have enough money, property, etc. Estate planning is not just about assets. Estate planning is a way to protect
Bank regulator action on climate change ‘overdue and now urgent’ – Business News

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Bank regulator action on climate change ‘overdue and now urgent’ – Business News

Climate action ‘over due’

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Canada’s environment commissioner says action by the federal banking regulator on climate change is overdue and now urgent.

Commissioner Jerry DeMarco said in an audit released Thursday that it’s encouraging that the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI) both recognizes the risks of climate change to banks and the financial system, and is taking action on the challenge.

But he notes that since climate change has only recently become a priority of the regulator, the full implementation