Miami Pair Charged With Paying Kickbacks for Mental Health Services

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A Miami federal grand jury recently indicted two people on charges they were paying kickbacks to Medicaid beneficiaries to generate business for their mental health counseling clinic in Doral. According to the indictment, Lorena Osella, 43 owned Lighthouse Community Center, LLC, which purported to offer psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) services, a type of mental health counseling…

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OIG Outlines Top Ten Oversight and Compliance Priorities

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COVID-19 fraud, telehealth oversight, modernizing program integrity and compliance and implementing value-based care are among the top ten priorities for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General. Principal Deputy Inspector General Christi Grimm outlined the top ten list during the HCCA 25th Annual Compliance Institute last month. She noted…

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