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OIG finds Medicare contractors lax on Medicare vulnerabilities associated with EHR use
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2014

The OIG has issued a report entitled “CMS and Its Contractors Have Adopted Few Program Integrity Practices to Address Vulnerabilities in EHRs,” which


GAO examines effectiveness of ZPIC program integrity efforts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

A recent GAO report assesses the effectiveness of Medicare Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) -- contractors that perform program integrity


DOJ tallies FY 2014 fraud recoveries
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced a record $5.69 billion in civil False Claims Act settlements and judgments for FY 2014, including


OIG assesses changes in Medicare mail order diabetes test strips market share
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released a report that examines the extent to which Medicare mail order market share for diabetes test


Annual OIG solicitation of anti-kickback safe harbor, fraud-alert topic proposals
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

Today the HHS Officeof Inspector General (OIG) published its annual solicitation of recommendations for new or modified safe harbor provisions under


Justice department reports nearly $5 billion in False Claims Act recoveries for FY 2012
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

The Department of Justice recently announced that it secured a record $4.9 billion in settlements and judgments in civil fraud cases in FY 2012, including health care fraud recoveries totaling more than $3 billion


Obama Administration public-private partnership targets health care fraud prevention
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2012

On July 26, 2012, the Obama Administration announced what it characterizes as a “ground-breaking partnership” among federal and state governments, private health insurance organizations, and other stakeholders to prevent health care fraud


Medicare rates to fall by average of 37 under DMEPOS competitive bidding "Round 1 Recompete" contracts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2013

CMS has announced the contract prices for items included in the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS


Obama Administration's proposed FY 2014 budget includes $401 billion in health program savings
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2013

Today, the Obama Administration released its proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2014. As widely reported, the budget incorporates an offer the


OIG self-disclosure program for federal contractors
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

The OIG has posted guidance on its contractor self-disclosure program, which provides a means for contractors to self-disclose potential violations