What is a criminal defense lawyer?

criminal defense lawyer

A criminal defense lawyer is a type of lawyer who represents defendants who are facing criminal charges. The government can employ criminal defense lawyers, or they can work privately. A criminal defense lawyer’s job is to ensure their client receives a fair trial and the best possible defense. They may also work to get charges … Read more

UPIC Audit | Everything You Need to Know

UPIC Audit

Are you curious about what a UPIC audit is? Wondering what to expect during the process and why your organization might need one? This post will cover everything you need to know about UPIC audits. We’ll explain what they are, who needs them, and how they’re conducted. Plus, we’ll give you some tips on preparing … Read more

Examples of Healthcare Fraud

Healthcare Fraud

Many types of fraud can occur in the healthcare industry, from billing for services that were never provided to overcharging for products. Healthcare fraud costs taxpayers billions of dollars each year and undermines the integrity of our healthcare system. This blog post will give a few examples of common healthcare scams. By understanding what to … Read more

What is wage theft?

what is wage theft

One of the most fundamental labor standards in the United States is that workers must be paid for labor. However, wage theft – which occurs when an employer fails to pay an employee for their work – is a significant problem in this country. An estimated $50 billion is stolen from workers each year through … Read more

Flagged PPP Loans: What is it?

Flagged PPP Loans

As many US presidents used to say, “small businesses are the backbone of America.” That is why many private lenders and credit unions are working with government agencies such as the Small Business Administration to empower as well as provide assistance to small business owners. But because of the pandemic, many of them as well … Read more

HIPAA Violation Examples

HIPAA Violation Examples

HIPAA or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act has been gaining a lot of traction not just in the news but amongst our conversations with friends, families, and close circles as well. Besides our inherent concern for our data privacy, the pandemic has also motivated us even more to protect our medical records and … Read more

What Constitutes as Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice

Disagreeing with your doctor and not liking the outcome does not always mean medical malpractice. There are numbers of ways a treatment or surgery can go wrong. Besides, these medical professionals are still human anyway, so it is plausible that they might make human errors from time to time. In fact, a study has shown … Read more

RAC Audit Prep Guide

Recovery Audit Contractors

The Medicare Fee for Service Recovery Audit Program is part of our government’s ongoing effort to safeguard and maintain the quality of our healthcare system. Given that almost the entire population of the United States relies on federal health programs like Medicare/Medicaid, it is only reasonable to conduct an audit on these healthcare providers every … Read more