OIG Says "No Bonus Points" for Having a Compliance Plan

New  announcements and guidance push providers toward an active program

  If your practice is targeted for a Medicare audit, the  Office of the Inspector General (OIG) will no longer give you points for having  a compliance plan on the shelf. Unless you've operationalized that plan into an  active program, it's not going to garner any leniency with the auditors,  according to Inspector General Daniel Levinson, who announced new compliance  guidance at the 2016 Health Care Compliance Association conference.

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