OIG Expands Topics for Frequently Asked Questions

OIG has used various avenues to communicate its views on various healthcare compliance issues, such as advisory opinions, contractor self-disclosures, corporate integrity agreements, and exclusions. In March, the OIG has expanded the number of topics it will consider for FAQs submitted by the healthcase stakeholders:

  1. general questions regarding the Federal anti-kickback statute and the civil monetary penalty (CMP) provision prohibiting certain remuneration to Medicare and State health care program beneficiaries and OIG’s administrative enforcement authorities in connection with these statutes
  2. inquiries regarding the general application of the Federal anti-kickback statute and Beneficiary Inducements CMP to a type of arrangement that may implicate these statutes,
  3. questions regarding compliance considerations, and
  4. OIG’s Health Care Fraud Self-Disclosure Protocol.

More information at Frequently Asked Questions | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.