Report on Medicare Compliance

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Subscriptions include print and electronic issues

  • Frequency: weekly (45 issues/year)
  • Pages: 8
  • Format: Print and PDF versions
  • ISSN: 1094-3307
  • Pub Code: RMC-11WEB

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Report on Medicare Compliance

The Health Care Compliance Association has acquired Report on Medicare Compliance from Atlantic Information Services, Inc.

Nina Youngstrom and her editorial team still write the newsletter, which now also benefits from the wide range of compliance resources and professional contacts available through HCCA.

Please call (888) 580-8373 to order or renew a subscription. Visit HCCA’s website at http://www.hcca-info.org.

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45 issues
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8 issues
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Weekly News and Compliance Strategies on CMS/OIG Regulations, Enforcement Actions and Audits

Report on Medicare Compliance is a weekly 8-page newsletter written for busy compliance officers. It provides timely news and valuable strategies to help run a more effective compliance operation, and limit a hospital's exposure to costly compliance risks. Providing practical tools such as checklists, sample forms and decision trees, each issue also is packed with insight from experts to help with these and other serious risk areas:

  • Medical necessity,
  • High-risk DRG coding,
  • RACs, MACs, ZPICs, and MICs,
  • Stark compliance,
  • Physician documentation,
  • And much more

"Report on Medicare Compliance is my one must-read every week, because it gives me both the overview and the analysis I need to deal intelligently with my work. If you have to read one thing to know what’s going on, this is the one!”
– Mark J. Pastin, Ph.D., President, Council of Ethical Organizations, Alexandria, VA


Report on Medicare Compliance is a reliable source for timely guidance on:

  • Implementing effective strategies to use when dealing with Medicare audits and appeals.
  • Complying with the Medicare 60-day overpayment refund rule, which calls on providers to return overpayments 60 days after they’ve been identified ... and gives providers a “clear duty to undertake proactive activities” to determine if there is an overpayment.
  • Dealing with the Justice Department’s new policy of refusing to settle fraud cases unless they receive the names of culpable individuals, who will also be pursued.
  • Coping with the “two-midnight” rule for admissions and improving the related documentation and case management.
  • Employing strategies that will limit potentially enormous Stark risks, which are spiking with greater hospital employment of MDs.
  • Monitoring violations pursued by OIG’s new litigation team in civil money penalty cases.
  • Limiting the chance of false claims when employees, competitors and MDs have knowledge of flaws in your organization.

"Report on Medicare Compliance is loaded with relevant, useful and timely information. I like the sample forms/audit programs, audit ideas and helpful tips. Very useful.”
– April Holmes, CPA, CIA, Director of Corporate Compliance, Corporate Compliance Officer, Southern Illinois Healthcare Carbondale, IL


A one-year subscription includes:

  • 45 issues of Report on Medicare Compliance delivered First Class by U.S. Mail and electronically (optional).
  • Eligibility to receive one (1) CCB Continuing Education Unit (CEU) per issue, up to the maximum of 50% of the continuing education requirement. For more information, contact the Compliance Certification Board at 888-580-8373.
  • Informative, subscriber-only E-alerts when timely news breaks.
  • Access to a subscriber-only Web page with:
    • A searchable database of past articles,
    • Convenient library with PDFs of back issues
    • Recent stories of interest and hot topic articles grouped for convenient reading, and
    • Regular postings from Managing Editor Nina Youngstrom.

"Nina Youngstrom’s Report on Medicare Compliance has cutting-edge guidance on complex topics, way before other publications. She gets valuable information from government officials, attorneys and consultants that helps her readers avoid problems before they occur.”
– Eric Tower, Associate General Counsel, Advocate Health Care, Illinois, Oak Brook, IL


Subscribers Receive Continuing Education Credits

Subscribers to Report on Medicare Compliance are eligible to receive one (1) CCB Continuing Education Unit (CEU) per issue, as long as the total does not exceed 50% of the continuing education requirement. Please submit one sheet per five issues of Report on Medicare Compliance with your CCB renewal application. Continuing Education Units count toward certification by the Compliance Certification Board. For more information, contact CCB at 888-580-8373 or ccb@compliancecertification.org.

Written By

Managing Editor Nina Youngstrom has been writing AIS's Medicare compliance newsletter since 1992 and has a reputation for being one of the most knowledgeable journalists in the field. With excellent contacts at the IG's office and at CMS, and strong relationships among industry experts and compliance officers, every week Nina's Report on Medicare Compliance has inside news you won't read anywhere else.

Written For

  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Group practices
  • Health plans
  • Pharma companies
  • Other providers and facilities

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Report on Medicare Compliance

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