Home Health Agencies Keep Getting Hit by Cyberattacks

Preferred Care Home Health Services found unusual activity within its email services in April. On Monday, it notified individuals that personal information may have been exposed during a data-security incident tied to that email activity. Among the information hacked may have been names, dates of birth, contact information, and Social Security or driver’s license numbers, […]

[Updated] Supreme Court Ruling Could Increase False Claims Cases

False claims cases against health care providers—home health included—could spike following a June 16 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding payment conditions in provider claims. The Supreme Court unanimously decided that the implied false certification theory can be a basis for False Claims Act (FCA) liability when a party submitting a claim makes specific […]