Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was introduced in 1996. The Act’s primary goals are to guarantee that health insurance coverage is :
Federal and State laws, including HCFA regulations, were formulated to prevent fraud and abuse in the health insurance industry, especially in Federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
There are established laws, rules, and regulations that govern medical billing. Disregarding or a breach of these laws and regulations, in the course of our billing operations, can result in one or more of the following:
Sterling HCS adheres to these rules and complies with Federal and State laws concerning such corporate activities.