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In July of 2019, the OIG published a report on their recent review of hospice caregivers.
In November, the OIG published their Semiannual Report to Congress.
1. Physicians Pay More than $1.5 million to Government for Kickback Scheme –
In November we saw some new updates to the OIG Workplan. Make sure you review all of them to see if your organization will be affected.
In June of 2018, Caris Healthcare agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a false claims act lawsuit.
The most recent report posted by the OIG addresses what they feel are the compliance vulnerabilities in the Medicare Hospice program.
The OIG recently submitted their semiannual report to Congress. The report summarizes the significant work of the OIG for the reporting period covering October 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018.
Every compliance officer knows that effective compliance requires the participation of “an entire village.” While some organizations might think that hiring a compliance officer is all an organization needs to maintain compliance, that assumption could not be further from the truth.