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Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG April 2019 Work Plan Items

Posted by CJ Wolf, Apr 22, 2019 10:14:26 AM

[Drumroll] It’s that time again! Time to review what the OIG has added to their work plan in the month of April 2019.

Deeper Than the Headlines: March 2019 OIG Advisory Opinion

Posted by CJ Wolf, Apr 8, 2019 11:05:27 AM

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.

Deeper Than the Headlines: PHI Used in Marketing

Posted by CJ Wolf, Apr 2, 2019 12:09:18 PM

Have you ever received some promotional or marketing material from a hospital you visited?

Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG March 2019 Workplan Updates

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 25, 2019 10:15:27 AM

March 2019 has been a busy month for additions to the OIG’s Work Plan. They’ve added 16 new items.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Penetration Testing

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 18, 2019 10:02:45 AM

Have you ever wanted to ask the government, “Well, what about your and your own compliance program?”

Deeper Than the Headlines: OIG State Oversight Opioids

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 11, 2019 9:30:38 AM

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.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Skilled Nursing Facility Three-Day Inpatient

Posted by CJ Wolf, Feb 25, 2019 10:54:05 AM

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.

Deeper Than the Headlines -  Hospital Compliance Review

Posted by CJ Wolf, Feb 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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.