In this episode, Hilary Bowman summarizes recent updates to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) 2017 Work Plan. Specifically, she discusses OIG’s plans to investigate and audit opioid prescribing and use by Medicaid beneficiaries, telemedicine claims paid by State Medicaid programs, severe malnutrition claims paid by Medicare, and the benefits received by Medicaid beneficiaries through State-funded managed care organizations. The episode also highlights the health care practice group’s recent experience responding to denials of claims by Palmetto GBA for severe malnutrition.

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