Through its components, the U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the U.S. federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is increasingly utilizing its administrative authorities to enforce its expectations with respect to the delivery of items and services covered by the federal healthcare programs. The U.S. Affordable Care Act provided HHS with a host of new and enhanced administrative enforcement tools, many of which have already been implemented. Administrative enforcement efforts differ from the more familiar investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) in several key ways, including:
This webcast will provide an overview of the most commonly used administrative enforcement authorities, with tips to avoid the traps for those unfamiliar with the landscape.
For more information and to register, please visit the ACC website.