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Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG Work Plan Items for Jan 2018, Explained

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The OIG has updated their work plan with its January 2018 additions. Let’s take a deep dive into the updates and what they mean for you as a compliance professional.

Podcast: Benchmarking Your Way to Compliance

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 11, 2018 10:24:26 AM

This week on Compliance Conversations: I asked compliance and healthcare law expert Marci Swenson, “what do you think the hot topics will be for 2018.” And she gave us two answers: benchmarking and cyber security.

3 Essential Templates to Assess Your Compliance Program

Posted by Healthicity, Oct 12, 2017 12:03:18 PM

Compliance experts recommend that healthcare organizations conduct regular assessments to maintain compliance.

Deeper Than the Headlines: The Many Faces of False Claims Act Allegations

Posted by CJ Wolf, Sep 18, 2017 10:06:35 AM

When a lot of healthcare organizations consider their risk under the False Claims Act, they often think of coding and billing errors submitted on 1500s or UBs. It’s probably the first place I’d consider looking as well for the greatest risk to a Medicare or Medicaid healthcare provider.

Deeper Than the Headlines: The Compliance Program Element of Auditing

Posted by CJ Wolf, Aug 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Auditing and Monitoring: One of the 7 Elements of an Effective Compliance Program

The OIG frequently creates and shares short videos about important compliance topics in their series, “Eye on Oversight.” Their most recent release demonstrates the importance of OIG Audits.

Compliance News Roundup: Diving Into A CIA Part 3: Risk Assessments

Posted by Healthicity, Jan 18, 2017 10:59:55 AM

1. Kelly Loter, 48, the owner of Dallas’ Level Two advertising firm, has admitted his role in what he describes as a massive healthcare fraud scheme.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Diving Into A CIA Part 3: Risk Assessments

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

For the last month or so I’ve been posting about various CIA compliance program requirements from the OIG in one of their most recently published CIA.