This special inaugural issue of McDermott’s Healthcare Regulatory Check-Up highlights noticeable enforcement activity, OIG regulatory developments, CMS regulatory developments and other key developments for healthcare providers and suppliers and other organizations from January through April 2022, including False Claims Act (FCA) and federal anti-kickback statute (AKS) settlements and resolutions. This newsletter also spotlights OIG removing the basis for rejecting Advisory Opinion requests, new OIG Advisory Opinions, CMS regulatory developments and other items of interest, such as the Advanced Medical Technological Association (AdvaMed) announcing its revised Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals (2022 Code), which will become effective on June 1, 2022. Additionally, the Biden administration has issued a fact sheet outlining its policy priorities for nursing home reforms.
These developments can be useful for organizations to use in maintaining an effective compliance program and managing and monitoring their activities.
We look forward to providing you with monthly updates on the latest regulatory changes moving forward.