Davis, D. C., Davis, S. W., & Schmelzle, G. (2013). The impact of various accounting approaches on U.S. healthcare reimbursement systems: Ethical and managerial implications. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 14(4), 123-136. Accounting processes have a direct relationship to ethics when billing and reimbursement are considered. This article addresses the potential impact of accounting practices.
Grubman, S. R. (2019). Both DOJ and OIG announce record-breaking year for healthcare fraud and abuse enforcement. Health Lawyer, 32(3), 14–19. Sad, but true, fraud and abuse are issues of growing concern in healthcare. This article includes reports from both the Office of Inspector General and the Department of Justice that will be an eye-opener for current and future healthcare administrators.
Harrison, K. L., & Taylor, H. A. (2016). Healthcare resource allocation decisions affecting uninsured services. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 30(8), 1162-1182. Resource allocation plays a critical role in how reimbursement is handled for uninsured care. This article offers insights on the impact of those decisions.
Maida, T., & Alarif, N. (2020). What a difference a year makes-- Key Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law Developments. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 22(4), 5–14. This is an essential read. Anti-Kickback and Stark Law are something every healthcare manager and leader must know well. Here is a very important article on key updates to those laws that went into effect in 2020.
Ozeke, O., Ozeke, V., & Coskun, O. (2019). Second victims in health care: Current perspectives. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 593. When errors cause harm to a patient, what happens to the responsible provider? This article offers insights to the concept of second victims.
Presbyterian healthcare to pay $150,000 to settle EEOC race discrimination and retaliation suit. (2020). States News Service. This is an interesting article on a race discrimination lawsuit. Consideration of EEOC guidelines and best practices key information for all healthcare administrators.
Satiani, B., Zigrang, T. A., & Bailey-Wheaton, J. L. (2020). Proposed stark regulations: Small step in the right direction. Physician Leadership Journal, 7(3), 30–35. Here is another good article on Stark regulations. It addresses their impact from the perspective of physician leaders.
United States: Family healthcare network settles EEOC disability and pregnancy discrimination suit for $1.75 Million. (2018). Mena Report. Employee discrimination can come in many forms. Here is a good article that highlights a settlement related to pregnancy discrimination.