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.
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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.
April updates to HHS OIG Work Plan include managed care organization denials, an audit of EHR interoperability, a review of Medicaid data quality, and more.