Jan 8th, 2016
Before you hire a new physician or office staff, be sure they aren’t on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE). LEIE is a list of all individuals and entities excluded from participation in federal healthcare programs. Exclusion from federal healthcare programs means no payment is made for items or services furnished, ordered, or prescribed ...
May 23rd, 2013
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) wants to be sure you don’t employ excluded individuals to care for government-insurance patients. They are cracking down on health care crooks and abusers and have listed individuals to steer clear of. OIG also provides information on excluded individuals and how to ...
Nov 12th, 2010
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced Nov. 5 that it has developed a new resource designed to help medical students and new physicians understand the various health care fraud and abuse laws. OIG “Roadmap” Guides New Doctors to Compliance was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...