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[Drumroll] It’s that time again! Time to review what the OIG has added to their work plan in the month of April 2019.
The OIG’s newest published Advisory Opinion (AO) was posted in March of 2019. Whenever the OIG posts an AO it’s a good idea to review it.
Have you ever received some promotional or marketing material from a hospital you visited?
March 2019 has been a busy month for additions to the OIG’s Work Plan. They’ve added 16 new items.
Have you ever wanted to ask the government, “Well, what about your and your own compliance program?”
OIG Reviews of States’ Oversight of Opioids
In a series of reviews, the OIG is studying the oversight that certain states are providing regarding opioid prescribing and monitoring of opioid use.
For a Medicare patient to be eligible for coverage of post-hospital extended care services, they must be an inpatient in a hospital for not less than 3 consecutive calendar days before being discharged from the hospital.
If you’re a compliance professional at a hospital you are probably aware of the series of compliance reviews that the OIG has been performing for many years.