HHS Plans New Guidance For Disclosing Fraud, Kickbacks

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Health care providers hoping to minimize legal exposure by voluntarily disclosing fraud involving Medicare and Medicaid could soon get new guidance on how to do so, the inspector general at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Monday.

In a Federal Register notice, the Office of Inspector General said it's looking at once again revising the self-disclosure protocol it issued in 1998. By revisiting the issue another time, Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson said he wants to hear from "concerned parties and organizations on...
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