The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently published supplemental compliance program guidance (CPG) for nursing facilities. This supplemental CPG provides voluntary guidelines to assist nursing facilities in identifying significant risk areas and in evaluating and refining ongoing compliance efforts. In addition, this supplemental CPG responds to developments in the nursing facility industry, evolving business practices and changes in the federal enforcement environment, and reflects OIG’s continued focus on quality of care in nursing facilities.

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Source: Health Law Alert
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