Class: Financial Management of Health Information Service
Week 06 Written Assignment – Office of the Inspector General
According to their website, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is “dedicated to combating fraud, waste, and abuse and to improving the efficiency of Health and Human Services (HHS) programs.” OIG has developed a series of voluntary compliance program guidance documents directed at various segments of the health care industry, such as hospitals, nursing homes, third-party billers, and durable medical equipment suppliers, to encourage the development and use of internal controls to monitor adherence to applicable statutes, regulations, and program requirements.
The CEO of your organization has asked you to conduct research on the OIG compliance plan specific to the type of healthcare organization that you are employed (for example, hospital or nursing home). Based on your research, identify at least three areas identified in the OIG compliance plan that will most impact your type of organization and explain how you would leverage the documentation provided in OIG compliance plan to institute change in your organization.
I will update this information as needed before due date.
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