Major changes to Stark law are ahead, including new exceptions for timeshare arrangements and employment of NPPs.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule on July 8 for the 2016...more
New care delivery models and healthcare reimbursement trends are heating up the market for hospital employment of physicians yet again, but does a productivity-based compensation model still work in this environment?...more
Provider Compliance Departments routinely set audit priorities based, in part, on OIG’s Work Plan, but what should a provider do if it disagrees with a position that the OIG takes? Providers should be prepared to defend their...more
OIG touts substantial benefits of disclosing, provides greater detail for different types of disclosures, and captures 15 years of OIG Self-Disclosure Protocol experience....more
CMS and OIG issue similar proposed rules to modify the electronic health record exception and safe harbor.
On April 10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of...more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final regulations on the U.S. Sunshine Act on February 8, 2013. Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests, 78 Fed. Reg....more