It's not always easy to understand how to keep your medical practice in compliance with federal and state laws. The following resources will help you successfully navigate regulations and align your activities to minimize any legal and compliance issues.
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Compliance Program Guidance, Resources and Helpful links
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides guidance for various segments of the health care industry, including hospitals, third-party billers, and durable medical equipment suppliers to develop and use internal controls to monitor adherence to applicable statutes, regulations, and program requirements.
Compliance Program Guidance for individual and small group physician practices.
Develop a Voluntary Compliance Program is an OIG site that includes compliance guidance documents.
The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C 3729-3733) is the law most often used to bring a case against a health care provider for the submission of false claims to a Federal health care program.
Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevention, Detection, and Reporting outlines how to protect your practice and he integrity of the Medicare Program.
Avoiding Medicare Fraud & Abuse: A Roadmap for Physicians helps you ensure you're working ethically, while providing high-quality medical care for your patients