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In July of 2019, the OIG published a report on their recent review of hospice caregivers.
1. CareWell Urgent Care Center Agrees to Pay $2 Million to Resolve Allegations of False Billing of Government Health Care Programs –
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.
If you are a provider of equipment or supplies to your patients, the latest OIG audit report will be of interest to you.
1. United States Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Wheeling Hospital, R & V Associates, and Ronald Violi Based on Improper Payments and Kickbacks to Physicians –
The OIG’s most recently published report reveals its findings of overpayments associated with HBO (and they’re not talking about the cable channel).
1. Former Maryland Physician Agrees to Pay $400,000 to the United States to Resolve Allegations of Fraudulent Billing for Psychotherapy Services –
In November, the OIG published their Semiannual Report to Congress.