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OIG Report: Hospices Should Improve NOEs and CTIs

Beth Noyce

Comments 9 Tags compliance, Hosice, oig, Regulatory

"Hospices Should Improve Their Election Statements [NOE] and Certifications of Terminal Illness [CTI]," the Office of Inspector General (OIG) entitled its September 15, 2016 report.

CMS indicated in the FY 2017 Hospice Final Rule, the OIG reported that “Hospices commonly billed for GIP when the beneficiary did not have uncontrolled pain or unmanaged symptoms." 

Are You On The OIG's Home Health Radar?

Beth Noyce

Comments 2 Tags cms, fraud, home care, Home Health, OIG

Woman thinking or wondering

Beware if your home health agency, or the certifying physician for any of your patients, fits the profile the Office of Inspector General (OIG) found in common among OIG-investigated cases of home health fraud.