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FBI Statement Regarding an Ongoing OIG Investigation of Employee Conduct - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)



FBI Statement Regarding an Ongoing OIG Investigation of Employee Conduct 
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
The matter is an ongoing investigation by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), consistent with well-established processes designed to objectively, thoroughly, and fairly determine the facts regarding potential wrongdoing. The FBI has clearly defined ...

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OIG touts nursing home crackdowns to Congress - McKnight's Long Term Care News



McKnight's Long Term Care News
 
OIG touts nursing home crackdowns to Congress 
McKnight's Long Term Care News
A federal agency's ?early alert? on cases of potential abuse in nursing homes was spotlighted in its semiannual report to Congress on Thursday. The alert came from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General. Touted as a ...

 


OIG to audit Medicaid telehealth payments as claims increase - Healthcare IT News



Healthcare IT News
 
OIG to audit Medicaid telehealth payments as claims increase 
Healthcare IT News
OIG to audit Medicaid telehealth payments as claims increase. The increase in the use of telehealth in the healthcare sector have prompted the HHS watchdog to evaluate compliance with reimbursement requirements. By Jessica Davis. November 20, 2017. 01 ...
OIG report lists HHS' top 10 challenges - MedCity News MedCity News
New OIG Project Expands Telemedicine Audits to State Medicaid Programs The National Law Review
OIG Seeks Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics, Visualization Tools Health IT Analytics
Healthcare Dive 
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OIG: Rush University Medical Center overbilled Medicare by $10.2M - Becker's Hospital Review



OIG: Rush University Medical Center overbilled Medicare by $10.2M 
Becker's Hospital Review
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago failed to comply with Medicare billing requirements for 57 of 120 inpatient and outpatient claims reviewed by HHS' Office of Inspector General, according to a recent OIG report. The 57 claims that did not ...

 


HHS OIG to Review Medicaid Telehealth Payments - Healthcare Informatics



HHS OIG to Review Medicaid Telehealth Payments 
Healthcare Informatics
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) plans to review Medicaid payments for telehealth services to gauge compliance with reimbursement requirements. The OIG added the review to its work plan this ...

 


Metro's inspector general needs more independence, Senate panel suggests - Washington Post



Washington Post
 
Metro's inspector general needs more independence, Senate panel suggests 
Washington Post
Metro has kept its Office of Inspector General (OIG) under such tight control that the transit agency at one time installed keystroke monitors that could see what the watchdog was up to, a Senate panel says. The panel also found that even when Metro's ...

 


Drug Charity May Shutter After US Faults Pharma Influence - Bloomberg



Bloomberg
 
Drug Charity May Shutter After US Faults Pharma Influence 
Bloomberg
It had another effect, according to a redacted letter from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General. It provided drugmakers with data that could help them see if their contributions were helping their own customers ...

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OIG to review Medicaid telehealth payments amid an increase in claims - FierceHealthcare



FierceHealthcare
 
OIG to review Medicaid telehealth payments amid an increase in claims 
FierceHealthcare
It adds to another audit announced by the agency over the summer, which plans to review Medicare Part B telehealth payments. That review includes a specific focus on telehealth claims provided at distant sites that do not have corresponding claims to ...

 


OIG says shift to data analytics is 'paying dividends' even as fraud recoveries dip in 2017 - FierceHealthcare



FierceHealthcare
 
OIG says shift to data analytics is 'paying dividends' even as fraud recoveries dip in 2017 
FierceHealthcare
The Office of the Inspector General is maintaining its acute focus on data analytics to root out fraud, waste and abuse, an approach that has allowed the agency to identify pockets of fraudulent activity and dedicate resources to areas in need of ...

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Information Technology, Cybersecurity Issues Common in OIG Areas - HealthITSecurity.com



HealthITSecurity.com
 
Information Technology, Cybersecurity Issues Common in OIG Areas 
HealthITSecurity.com
December 04, 2017 - Cybersecurity issues and information technology issues are both common in numerous areas that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) plans to focus on, according to the latest OIG semiannual report to Congress. OIG wants to keep ...