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Deeper Than the Headlines: Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 28, 2019 6:30:37 PM

If you are a provider of equipment or supplies to your patients, the latest OIG audit report will be of interest to you.

Q&A: New Guideline and Regulatory Changes

Posted by Healthicity, Nov 21, 2018 2:03:24 PM

Thanks so much to all of you who tuned in to our recent webinar, Simple Audit Solutions for Juggling New Guideline and Regulatory Changes.

Compliance News Roundup: Grant Non-Compliance

Posted by Healthicity, Feb 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM

1. Mental Health Center to Pay $4 Million under AG Settlement for Illegally Billing MassHealth for Unlicensed Patient Care –

Deeper Than the Headlines: State Inspectors General

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jan 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM

We talk a lot about the OIG. So much so that we use the term “OIG” to generally mean the OIG for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services. It is important to stay on top of the Federal OIG work plan, audits, investigations and other initiatives.

Compliance News Roundup: Why the OIG is Watching Chiropractic Services

Posted by Healthicity, Aug 30, 2017 11:28:36 AM

1. Mylan Agrees to Pay $465 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Underpaying EpiPen Rebates - “Pharmaceutical companies Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty L.P. have agreed to pay $465 million to resolve claims

Deeper Than the Headlines: Why the OIG is Watching Chiropractic Services

Posted by CJ Wolf, Aug 28, 2017 12:44:24 PM

The OIG has frequently reviewed chiropractic services over the last several years. Their most recent report was posted on their website on Aug. 18, 2017 and concluded that a Brooklyn chiropractor had a 100% error rate for claims over a two-year period worth about $672,000.

Deeper Than the Headlines: The Compliance Program Element of Auditing

Posted by CJ Wolf, Aug 21, 2017 11:00:00 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: Sensegiving in Change Management and Compliance

Posted by Healthicity, Aug 16, 2017 11:00:00 AM

1. Pitt County Behavioral Health President Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud Conspiracy and Perjury Charges - “The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina John Stuart Bruce Office announced that yesterday in federal court, Shephard Lee Spruill, II, 46, of Winterville, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud, and Perjury.