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In the healthcare research world, the National Institute of Health (NIH) awards more than 70 percent of its $37 billion budget
Medicare beneficiaries are increasingly using Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) for outpatient surgical procedures.
In calendar years 2014 and 2015, Medicare allowed payments of approximately $1.3 billion for chiropractic services provided to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide.
From July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2017, Medicare paid about $1.9 billion for psychotherapy services nationwide.
This August we saw a ton of additions to the OIG’s workplan.
In July of 2019, the OIG published a report on their recent review of hospice caregivers.
By now, the stories of increased oversight and enforcement of opioids are no longer breaking news.
The OIG plays a prominent role in the Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU) throughout the country.