OIG And DOJ Issue Important New Compliance Guidance
Recently, the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) and the Criminal Division of the Fraud Section at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) have issued guidance on measuring the effectiveness of corporate compliance programs. In February, DOJ placed on its website a document entitled “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.”
Home Health Final Rule Creates New Exclusion Screening Obligation
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently published a new Final Rule that makes changes to the Conditions of Participation for home health agencies.
Are you Ready for the Next Round of CMS Re-Validation?
CMS announced recently that it will be initiating its next round of revalidation requests to all Medicare enrolled providers and suppliers. Current law and regulations require providers and suppliers to revalidate their enrollment with Medicare every five years (every three years for DME suppliers). There are a few changes being made to try and give providers a bit more flexibility this time around.
Home Health Audits: Pre-Claim Demonstration Project Update – Part 1.
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced, the alleged error rate associated with home health claims has risen from 17.3 % in FY 2013 to 51.38% in FY 2014 and 58.95% in FY 2015. In light of these increases, CMS has taken steps to address the home health claims error rate.
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