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K&L Gates Triage: 2017 Updates to the OIG’s Active Work Plan Items & Related Audit Experience

20 December 2017
Presenters: Hilary H. Bowman

In this episode, Hilary Bowman summarizes recent updates to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) 2017 Work Plan. Specifically, she discusses OIG’s plans to investigate and audit opioid prescribing and use by Medicaid beneficiaries, telemedicine claims paid by State Medicaid programs, severe malnutrition claims paid by Medicare, and the benefits received by Medicaid beneficiaries through State-funded managed care organizations. The episode also highlights the health care practice group’s recent experience responding to denials of claims by Palmetto GBA for severe malnutrition.

About Triage
Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.

If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. On some days, it may seem like an insurmountable task to keep up with every change, especially as a new presidential administration and new policies take shape.

The K&L Gates Health Care Practice will regularly create Triage podcasts to help you learn about the latest developments in health law. Our lawyers will identify the most important changes and analyze the impact of these changes on our clients.

Catch-up on past episodes by visiting our Triage program page.

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