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Infographic: 2017 OIG Exclusions & Penalties

December 20, 2017

In 2017, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) remained active in detecting Medicare and Medicaid provider violations, resulting in fines or settlements and exclusions from participation. There were over 3,100 ex...

What to Do When You Find an Excluded Party in Your Employment

June 15, 2017

Discovering that you’re employing an excluded individual can happen even to the most meticulous in the healthcare industry. How you address this mistake is another thing altogether. Properly addressing the issue means ...

NY Medicaid Exclusion

April 14, 2016

New York State Medicaid Exclusion New York’s Office of the Medicaid Inspector General exists to “to enhance the integrity of the New York State Medicaid program by preventing and detecting fraudulent, abusive, and wa...

Can OIG Exclusion Wreck My Career Forever?

August 3, 2015

We picked this one up from allnurses.com, an open forum for nurses and nursing students. HELP! I just learned that I've been on the OIG Exclusion list since Jan 2003 following my RN license surrender / revocation for nar...

Why They Self Disclosed

July 20, 2015

Of all the penalties issued this year by the OIG in response to healthcare organizations that employed excluded individuals, all but three were the result of self-disclosures. Which kind of makes you wonder: Why?  Why ...

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