Home Health Agencies and Skilled Nursing Facilities Among Those Providers Included in the OIG’s Compendium of Priority Recommendations

The March 2014 edition of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG’s) Compendium of Priority Recommendations lists the OIG’s 25 “priority recommendations.” Some of the provider types that are specifically mentioned in the report, and likely to see increased scrutiny from the OIG, include: 1. Home Health Agencies. The OIG alleges that one in every four home health agencies (HHAs) exhibited “questionable billing.” Recommendations include implementing and improving claims processing edits to prevent “inappropriate payments,”… Read More >