Office of Inspector General: Quality of Care is Now Job One


It took the Medicare Office of Inspector General eight years and one month to supplement its original 2000 guidance to Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF’s) – and supplement it did. While the new guidance continues to make SNF compliance plans "voluntary," the OIG's position that a compliance program demonstrates a nursing facility’s “…commitment to honest and responsible corporate conduct” makes it highly recommended that your facility have an up-to-date, effective compliance plan in place. After the 2000 guidance plan was issued, many SNF's developed compliance plans, some of which have collected eight years of dust on the administrator's bookcase.

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