Compliance risks as well as potential penalties could ensue if providers and their compliance teams are unaware of the Workplan authored by the OIG. This webcast identifies areas in which the OIG will investigate, including specific COVID-19 regulations.
You and your compliance team need to be concerned and very much aware of the areas the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) plans to focus its investigative efforts in coming months. And, with so many regulation changes made in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the OIG has made it clear that it will focus its efforts on ensuring that any funds allocated, or policies enacted during pandemic were done so in accordance with federal regulations. There are also many compliance areas unrelated to COVID-19 that also will be the focus of the OIG’s concerns —serious issues of which you and your compliance team should be aware.
During this RACmonitor webcast lead by veteran healthcare appeals attorney Andrew Wachler, you’ll have an enviable insight into the areas of focus delineated in the Workplan produced by the OIG. You and your team will gain information to properly prioritize and focus your compliance efforts moving forward to prepare yourselves for potential audits and other reviews. Register now to gain access to “The OIG Workplan: What You Don’t Know is a Compliance Risk.”
The novel coronavirus pandemic has shattered previously issued regulations from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) while, concurrently the federal agency had been issuing waivers for many of those regulations. But failing to review the OIG’s Workplan, you and your compliance team are ignoring vital information that could help to focus your compliance efforts, while avoiding being non-compliant.
Compliance and regulatory officers, managers and directors; administration; billing staff, audit defense teams; denials and appeals coordinators; physicians; and attorneys.