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What Radiology Practices Need to Know About the 2016 OIG Work Plan

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is charged with auditing federal programs under the Department of Health and Human Services to identify waste, fraud and abuse in order to protect the integrity of these programs and the health and welfare of their beneficiaries. The OIG annually issues it’s Work Plan for the coming year, outlining the programs and specific areas that it will be investigating. Physician services paid by Medicare receive a major share of attention every year from the OIG.  In this article, we will describe some of the areas under review in the 2016 Work Plan that will be of interest to radiologists.

Categories: radiology documentation, OIG Work Plan

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