On March 2, 2022, the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) for the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) posted an advisory opinion concluding that a digital program for the treatment of substance use disorders would raise minimal fraud and abuse risk. OIG advisory opinions address the application of certain fraud and abuse enforcement authorities
This past Spring, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) again identified EHR-related fraud as a problem area. Particularly in light of the OIG’s continued focus on this issue, providers would be well-advised to work on strategies to mitigate the risk of EHR fraud.
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