Feds Clear Path For Cos. To Come Clean On Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 9:18 PM EDT) -- Medicare's inspector general on Wednesday detailed what health care providers looking to disclose potential Medicare fraud to the government should do in order to get a break on penalties, issuing a rare update to its self-disclosure guidelines that attorneys say will formalize policies the agency has adopted in practice and help hospitals and others resolve cases quickly. 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General released an updated self-disclosure protocol Wednesday, the first time the protocol has been updated since it...
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