In Audit
Jul 1st, 2016
To help prompt more informed decisions about care delivery and quality improvement, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new rules allowing the sharing of analyses and data between providers, employers, and others. Data Rules in New Rules CMS said, “The rules seek to enhance the current qualified entity program to allow innovative ...
Oct 1st, 2014
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued on September 18 a Special Advisory Bulletin (SAB) and an Office of Evaluations and Inspections (OEI) report that discussed the potential Anti-kickback issues for pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies associated with offering co-payment and/or discount coupons. The SAB defines co-payment coupons as “any form of direct support offered by a manufacturer ...