October HHS OIG Work Plan updates include oversight of state MFCUs, a review of national drug control program funds, an audit of COVID-19 Uninsured Program and more.
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September HHS OIG Work Plan updates include COVID-19 data and guidance, MAO provider identifier suggestions, FDA reviews, and more.
August HHS OIG Work Plan updates include MAO risk assessments, reports on nursing home safety and emergency preparedness, COVID-19 CARES Act funding audits, and more.
July HHS OIG Work Plan updates include concerns over provider screening and background checks during the pandemic, reviews on COVID-19 data on healthcare disparities and equity for minorities, an audit of federal ventilator contracts, and more.
June HHS OIG Work Plan updates include Medicare reviews for beneficiaries during COVID-19, a report on telehealth expansion during the public health emergency, nursing home evaluations, opioid treatment during the pandemic, and more.
Christi A. Grimm, Principal Deputy Inspector General releases the Spring OIG Semiannual Report to Congress, summarizing department activities and accomplishments.
May HHS OIG Work Plan updates include audits of nursing home infection prevention and control program deficiencies and COVID-19 oversight, a review of the CARES Act, Medicare Part D payment reporting, and more.
April HHS OIG Work Plan updates include an audit of COVID-19 testing kits, a report on Medicare Part D opioid use in 2019, a report on hospitals' emergency infectious disease preparedness, and more.
March HHS OIG Work Plan updates include CMS protocol for assessing hospitals' compliance with the Conditions of Participation, Medicare hospital payments involving acute and post-acute care transfer policies, and more.
February HHS OIG Work Plan updates include a review of the impact on MA risk adjustment payments, Medicare Part D audits, MCO and PBM pricing, Medicaid waiver programs, and more.
HHS OIG recommends that CMS require MAOs to submit NPIs for ordering providers. Explore the reasons why this information would be helpful to prevent FWA, and the concerns from payers in regard to the accuracy of CMS encounter data.
January HHS OIG Work Plan updates include a review of IRF early transfer policies, an audit of the Office of Refugee Resettlement's placement and transfer of children, an audit for CMS Medicaid PERM program, and more.
The steady rise in demand for home health and personal care services and lack of certain controls has produced vulnerabilities in government healthcare programs to eliminate fraud, waste, and abuse.
December HHS OIG Work Plan updates include reviews and audits of the UAC program, cyber security controls for VAERS, national background checks for long term care facilities, and more.
November HHS OIG Work Plan updates include HHS IT audits, an opioid crisis toolkit, MAO collection of ordering provider information, MFCU oversight, and more.
October HHS OIG Work Plan updates include supplier Medicare compliance, hospice cap calculations, Medicare Part B payment reviews, FDA medical device surveillance, and more.
September HHS OIG Work Plan updates cover the ORR efforts to ensure health and safety of unaccompanied children, reviews of Medicaid specialty drugs, and an evaluation of new policies for Indian Health Services.
August updates to HHS OIG Work Plan include a review of the use of telehealth in Medicaid Managed Care, an investigation into Medicaid and Medicare Part D in overprescribing, nursing home oversight reporting, and more.
The July 2019 HHS OIG Work Plan update includes one new item - Quality of Maternal Healthcare in Indian Health Service Hospitals.