The OIG has developed a series of compliance documents for the following segments of the healthcare industry, such as:
Compliance programs show that you are making a good-faith effort to protect your practice, patients, employees, etc. The government wants to see that your focus is to fight fraud and abuse by submitting claims appropriately.
All individual and small group physician practices should:
Remember, you don’t have to implement all areas at once nor do you have to stop at this list. But, use this list as a starting point to ensure your compliance program is safe.
**The opinions and observations from the group/author are not a promise to exempt your practice from fines and penalties. Research, modify, and tailor the advice to fit your specialty.