[ Tuesday, September 18, 2012 ]
Cignet Fine Upheld:
Jeff [11:53 PM]
Lost in the shadow of the MEEI fine is a Federal Court decision that the $4.3 million fine against Cignet Healthcare (and its parent organization, Uplift Medical PC). It's a little technical, but Uplift and its owners failed to exhaust their appeals process within HHS by requestinig an administrative hearing. At any rate, the fine sticks, against the entity and its owners.
More info here
(but it's BNA, so subscription required).
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