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The Adam Group, parent company of PlayMaker CRM, has filed a response in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division to a complaint that it infringed on trademarks owned by competitor HomecareCRM (HCCRM). (more…)

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by Richard Chesney

Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) are economic beings – they’ll go where the easiest money is first. This month, we take a look at the industry factors that indicate why hospices are more vulnerable to RACs compared to home health businesses. Plus, we provide important actions hospices should take now to prepare for a RAC review. (more…)

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Cardiocom® is a Twin Cities-based telehealth systems manufacturer and software developer that is rapidly expanding from its roots as a cardiac telehealth company to a full-service innovator with products across the home telehealth spectrum. This week, the company brought HCTR Vendor Watch’s attention to three important announcements made in recent days. (more…)

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Sarah MyersCaruso Group International (CGI) announced a change in leadership on January 4. Founded in 1980 by Ellen Caruso, CGI directs operations for the Home Care Association of Colorado and other Colorado professional associations. (more…)

Attorney General Holder and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the creation of a new interagency effort, the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT), to combat Medicare fraud. Holder and Sebelius also announced the expansion of Strike Force team operations to Detroit and Houston. Medicare Fraud Strike Forces, currently in operation in South Florida and Los Angeles, fight Medicare fraud on a targeted local level. (more…)

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