10 Things To Know About OIG's Self-Disclosure Protocol
May 2, 2013, 12:23 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 12:23 PM EDT) -- On April 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General released an updated self-disclosure protocol (SDP) governing the process by which health care providers can voluntarily identify, disclose and resolve situations involving potential fraud involving a federal health care program (FHCP), such as Medicare and Medicaid.
This release builds on the initial SDP created in 1998, as well as additional guidance from the OIG published in a series of open letters in 2006, 2008 and 2009. The OIG decided to...