Healthcare Insights

Detecting Fraud and Abuse in Healthcare

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Join us at the AHIMA CDI Summit on Tuesday, August 5 for a panel discussion on “Leveraging Data and Analytics to Detect Fraud and Abuse in Healthcare” with Dr. Michael Nelson as one of the panelists. The AHIMA CDI Summit is the premier industry event dedicated to leading the documentation journey and exploring the challenges presented by [Read More...]

MESC: Streamlining the Applicant Eligibility Experience with Program Integrity

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Will you be at MESC this year?  Join us on Thursday, August 21 at 11:00 AM in Room 702 for a presentation on how to improve program integrity by understanding applicant eligibility early in the process. Public health and welfare outcomes are enhanced when members smoothly access the correct programs. States, exchanges, and human services programs need [Read More...]

Remote Access — Do You Know Who Is In Your Data?

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Just over 80 percent of HR managers in a recent survey gave their agencies a grade of B or C for progress in meeting the Telework Enhancement Act’s goals of using telework to achieve greater flexibility in workforce management Letting workers access sensitive systems and data from off-site locations and, potentially, using uncontrolled devices raises a [Read More...]

Combating Identity Misuse and Fraud in a Global, Social Economy

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Illicit use of identities has been occurring for many years; however, due to the faceless nature of e-commerce and now consumer banking, the impacts are being felt in a painful way across all industries. It is not uncommon for fraud losses to be measured in the tens of millions of dollars, and these losses have [Read More...]

Assessing Risk for the Best Fraud Prevention

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Leading analysts have called for a layered security model to protect against online fraud, account take-over, and financial loss.  Trends are also showing that businesses need to improve the interactive end user experience by minimizing intrusive authentication methods while still maintaining security for online transactions and reducing the opportunities for fraud. There is a way [Read More...]

New Webinar: Unemployment Compliance and Best Practices in the Healthcare Reform Age

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Date: Tuesday, July 15 Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM ET Join Equifax Workforce Solution’s Healthcare leadership team for a session with our Unemployment Cost Management experts. The presenters we’ve assembled understand how ACA related cost drivers are forcing many within Healthcare to reevaluate the way they’ve delivered HR services like Unemployment Claims Management in the [Read More...]

Infographic: ACA Compliance and the Hourly Workforce

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Equifax Workforce Solutions just released new data about the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandates on hourly workers across an array of industries including finance, retail, restaurant, education, healthcare and staffing. With the majority of the employer mandate taking effect on January 1, 2015, it’s critical that organizations make ACA compliance a fundamental part [Read More...]

Improving Patient Outcomes through Secure Data Exchanges

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Michael Nelson recently presented at the WEDI Annual Conference on the topic of Secure Medical Record Exchanges. Sharing patient information across healthcare networks helps providers offer better care, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs. However, as more and more health information becomes available electronically through secure data exchanges – Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Health [Read More...]

Protecting Against Willful Compromise

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A lock is easily opened when the owner gives the key to somebody else. This is true for gaining access to online accounts with passwords as well as second factor authentication tokens and smart cards. A person can willfully share their credentials for a number of reasons. A husband may share password and token with [Read More...]