Ready Or Not, Final Compliance Guidelines Are Here
February 11, 2013, 1:17 PM EST
Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 1:17 PM EST) -- There are no more excuses for failing to adopt a comprehensive compliance program. Section 6401 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, enacted on March 23, 2010, mandates that all health care providers enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) establish a compliance program as a condition of enrollment.
Given this condition of enrollment, health care providers are urged to develop new or update existing compliance programs as quickly as possible. This is especially the case for Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations...