Keyword: HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Watchdog officials say the 340B program needs more clarity and transparency as senators criticized the delay of an Obama-era rule.
A top cybersecurity official has been reappointed to HHS, but he's barred from communicating with staff or entering HHS offices.
Fraud and waste spending in Medicaid continue to increase, seeing major jumps since 2015.
As part of a final rule released earlier this week, CMS also moved forward with policies to curb opioid misuse within Part D plans.
A former CareFirst broker has been charged with fraud, and the OIG says 61% of physical therapy claims were improper.
A government watchdog has found that California signed up about 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been eligible for coverage.
Two former HHS cybersecurity officials are demanding answers about their reassignment, adding that the HCCIC they were overseeing is "derailed."
Although health IT fraud is a relatively new area, federal prosecutors at HIMSS encouraged industry incumbents to focus on compliance.
The request would shield providers that donate cybersecurity technology from fraud enforcement, allowing larger systems to support smaller practices.
Atrium Health and UNC Health Care's merger talks continue but have hit a snag, plus more healthcare headlines.