Hospitalist Firm Charged with Overbilling by Upcoding

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: U.S. FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST IPC THE HOSPITALIST COMPANY, ALLEGES OVERBILLING OF FEDERAL HEALTH INSURERS FOR PHYSICIAN SERVICES CHICAGO — The United States filed a civil lawsuit against California-based IPC The Hospitalist Company, … Continue reading

WBBM Thinks Some Ads More Political Than Others

Over a two-day period, I heard two issue advocacy radio ads on WBBM. One was preceded by a disclaimer saying it was a political ad. The other wasn’t. The one with the disclaimer, making it less likely that people would … Continue reading