Thought Leadership from the FHAS Team 

03 October

The External IRO…

A Valuable Tool for the Compliance Officer’s Toolbox By Kelly Bray, Esq., FHAS Compliance Officer In March 2017, HHS-OIG released a resource guide for measuring…

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29 September

Back to Basics: Medicare vs. Medicaid

By Julia Saunders “The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are…

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19 September

Involving Attorneys in your Physician Peer Review: A Wise Investment

By Nicole Bednarek and Jim Bobeck Why would an IRO bring an attorney into the peer review mix? The reason is pretty simple: Physicians write…

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15 August

IROs and Healthcare Fraud Investigations: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

By Jim Bobeck The scrutiny grows Think federal OIG investigations won’t affect your healthcare company? Think again. Google any variation of OIG investigations, Medicare settlements,…

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03 August

When Malware Met Healthcare

By Lori Bolesta, System/Network Coordinator Recent newspaper headlines have featured countless stories about malware attacks hitting organizations from all business sectors on a global scale.…

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21 July

Is a single payer system the answer to U.S. health care cost woes?

By Paula Bergstrasser Proposed changes to federal health care legislation have sparked a national debate about the rising costs of health care. Recent headlines prompt…

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14 July

The Legal IRO Review—a great tool often overlooked

By Jim Bobeck Most beneficiaries come in contact with an IRO (Independent Review Organization) through their health insurance plan or TPA (third party administrator). A…

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05 July

The mistake as the great learning tool

By Jim Bobeck If you work in healthcare reimbursement long enough, you’ll notice a major theme. There are a lot of mistakes—missing documentation, lack of…

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23 June

CMS Encouraging Heart Health Through Supervised Exercise

By Janice Bohan In a surprising move by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), supervised exercised programs will now be covered by CMS…

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09 June

AI in Healthcare Summit

With just over two weeks to go, FHAS is looking forward to the AI in Healthcare Summit. Join us in San Francisco to hear from…

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01 June

Cogno-Solve as a means of “creative destruction”

By Keith Saunders In 2017, “disruption” has become a familiar buzzword in the world of business. Every new product or software release promises to be…

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