OIG’s 2011 work plan

By Mary LeGrand, RN, MA, CCS-P, CPC

Should you be worried?

Audit risks for practices have never been higher. The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health and Human Services issues an annual work plan, and the 2011 version lists a minimum of 18 projects that may have relevance to an orthopaedic practice. This article discusses some, but not all, of the major areas that are likely targets.

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