OIG Report Finds Vulnerabilities at HHAs That Could Lead to Fraud

Home health agencies are required to submit to onsite surveys to ensure they are complying with Medicare standards. But a recent report from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) finds that in at least one aspect of the survey HHAs may be skirting their responsibilities. As […]

CMS puts HHA pre-claim review process on hold in Florida, other states

Plans by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to begin a pre-claim review process for home health services have been put on hold for now. The demonstration program was to launch this month (October) in Florida and Texas, but CMS announced a postponement, noting that additional education efforts were needed before moving forward. […]

Material presented on the Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale's website is intended for information purposes only.

It is not intended as professional advice and should not be construed as such.