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The OIG has added two more items to their Work Plan in September of 2018. Let’s take a quick look.
Managing the compliance risks associated with physician financial relationships can be an overwhelming challenge for a compliance program.
1. Houston Psychiatrist Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Role in $155 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme –
It was a beautiful night, so Ada decided to skip her favorite T.V. show to go for a long walk instead. She went to her favorite spot, a pond on the edge of a forest near her house.
Everyone has a boss they answer to, even the OIG. The OIG is frequently reporting to their ultimate boss(es), the U.S. Congress and they often do so via the testimony they provide to various committees and subcommittees.
In June of 2018, Caris Healthcare agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a false claims act lawsuit.
1. Four Individuals Charged In Widespread Scheme To Defraud Medicare And Other Health Insurance Providers Through Fraudulent Medical Corporations And False Billing Resulting In Tens Of Millions Of Dollars In Losses –
You sit down and feel your jaw tighten, your pulse quicken, and your shoulders cramp up like you’ve slept on a boulder all night.