In This Issue:
- OIG Releases Proposed Rule Revising the Anti-Kickback Statute Safe Harbors and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules
..AKS Safe Harbors
..Revisions to the Civil Monetary Penalty Regulations
- CMS Announces New Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO Model
..Eligibility and Selection Criteria
- Excerpt from OIG Releases Proposed Rule Revising the Anti-Kickback Statute Safe Harbors and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules:
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a proposed rule (the Proposed Rule), seeking changes to the federal Anti-Kickback Statute safe harbors (Safe Harbors) and the Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) rules regarding beneficiary inducements and gainsharing. Many of the proposed changes are intended to implement provisions previously authorized by statute. The OIG is seeking public comment on the Proposed Rule, and such comments are due by December 2.
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