HHS Watchdog Lays Out New Grounds for Exclusion List


Tony Maida said new rules from the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) clarify that having a compliance program is now expected in the healthcare sector. Twenty years ago it was “mostly unheard of that people had health care compliance programs,” Mr. Maida noted, but “what the OIG is saying here is: ‘That’s not the way we look at the world; we think that everybody should have a compliance program.’”