In 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) offered the industry new and updated guidance tools and a late flurry of advisory opinions. Join us for a webinar in which we will provide a high-level overview of 2023’s most significant and helpful guidance documents.Continue Reading Register Now | HHS-OIG Year in Review Webinar Replay

In 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) offered the industry new and updated guidance tools and a late flurry of advisory opinions. Join us on February 27 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT for a webinar in which we will provide a high-level overview of 2023’s most significant and helpful guidance documents.  Continue Reading Register Now | HHS-OIG Year in Review Webinar

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is tasked with providing objective oversight to protect the integrity and promote the efficiency of Medicare, Medicaid, and more than 100 other federal healthcare programs, as well as the health and welfare of the people they serve.
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Please join us on Thursday, July 13 at 12pm CT as we examine how False Claims Act cases ended up before the Supreme Court, the Court’s analysis of these cases, and the lasting impact that these opinions will have for those dealing with False Claims Act-related issues. Continue Reading Register Now: The Supreme Court and the False Claims Act Webinar

We were each quoted in a Law360 article examining the status of the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) on the 50th anniversary of the law’s passing, and offered our perspective, informed by both our practices advising healthcare providers on AKS issues and our experience as government attorneys dealing with AKS issues, on the legal challenges and disputes among the courts on how to apply the AKS and the current state of the enforcement environment encountered by healthcare providers as it relates specifically to AKS issues. Continue Reading Impact of Anti-Kickback Statute on Its 50th Anniversary

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues to offer valuable insights to the healthcare industry as to how best to approach increasingly complex healthcare fraud and abuse issues. Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to share this HHS-OIG Year In Review (HHS-OIG YIR) that highlights key guidance OIG issued in 2022, as well as other items of import involving the agency.Continue Reading HHS-OIG Year In Review 2022

I recently outlined healthcare-related fraud and abuse laws in Tennessee as part of Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law survey. My content focused on Tennessee is part of a series that examines state-by-state laws and regulations addressing civil and criminal actions, consequences for violation, and Medicaid program integrity provisions.
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