The OIG announced recently that it would begin updating the Work Plan on a monthly basis. The August update was released and includes 4 new Work Plan items:
- Review of the Patient Safety Organization Program
- Duplicate Drug Claims for Hospice Beneficiaries
- Medicare Part B Payments for Psychotherapy Services
- Ventilation Devices
Additional information regarding the work plan is available at https://oig.hhs.gov/reports-and-publications/workplan/updates.asp
We recommend providers review the Work Plan updates monthly and conduct proactive audits of the applicable areas identified in the Work Plan.