Compliance News Roundup - OIG Semi-Annual Report

1. Baton Rouge Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulent Billing Scheme – “A Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based doctor was sentenced to 37 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release today for his role in a scheme to defraud Medicare and other health care insurers.” Get the full scoop >>

2. Michigan Doctor Pleads Guilty to Role in $2.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme - “A Southfield, Michigan-based doctor pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme involving approximately $2.5 million in fraudulent Medicare claims for home health and physician services that were medically unnecessary, not provided and procured through the payment of illegal kickbacks.” Get the full scoop >>

3. Deeper Than the Headlines: The OIG Semi-Annual Report – “The Department of Health and Human Services has an annual portfolio of services that totals over $1.2 trillion. With such a large portfolio, it is no wonder the HHS OIG is the largest Office of Inspector within the Federal Government. Given their major commitment of resources, the OIG issues a semiannual report to the U.S. Congress and in early June 2019, they issued their Semiannual Report to Congress for October 1, 2018, through March 31, 2019. Tune into this week’s installment of deeper than the headlines to find out what the OIG is currently tackling and what it means for your organization. Get the full scoop >>

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