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- Follow OIG Compliance Plan Guidance Step By Step. // Eli's Home Care Week;2/13/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p43
The article presents a compliance plan from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) for lawsuit prevention along with its seven elements which involve written policies, effective communication line and auditing.
- Bayer pays $97.5M in kickback case. Golden, John // Westchester County Business Journal;12/15/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 50, p10
The article reports on the $97.5 million to be paid by Bayer HealthCare LLC to settle charges by the U.S. Justice Department in New York. According to federal officials, the alleged scheme involved Bayer's contracts with mail-order suppliers of the diabetic self-testing products of the company....
- IRS Faulted for Compliance with Freedom of Information Act Requests. Cohn, Michael // Accountingtoday.com;10/6/2014, p7
The article reports that according to a report from the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) violated the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). It states that both TIGTA and the U.S. Inspector General are facing lawsuits for not...
- Fuel theft scheme ends in prison sentences. // Bulk Transporter;Sep2006, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on the conviction of former automation clerk Christy Rawls and Andrew D. Cutright, a former terminal operator at the Kinder Morgan Energy Partners terminal in Seattle, Washington, for a scheme to steal more than 1.49 million gallons of fuel, according to the Office of the...
- Amgen to Pay $150M in Fines, Forfeiture; More to Come. Serebrov, Mari // BioWorld Today;12/19/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 245, p1
The article reports on the agreement of Amgen Inc. to pay 150 million U.S. dollars in fines and forfeiture after pleading guilty in a federal district court to a misdemeanor charge of off-label marketing of Aranesp. The step would enable Amgen to resolve several federal investigations and...
- Hospitals' good-neighbor policy could run afoul of law. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;12/22/97, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p3
Reports on the advisory opinion issued by the US Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General regarding the restocking of ambulances with free supplies and medications. Limitations on restocking imposed by the anti-kickback law.
- New OIG data bank goes too far, AHA says. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;11/01/99, Vol. 35 Issue 43, p4
Features a databank launched by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Components of the databank; Institutions and agencies that will have access to information; Adjudicated actions noted by the American Hospital Associations.
- More-stringent penalties issued for misusing HHS and HCFA... // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb96, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p7
Looks at the updated penalties which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued for organizations which misused HHS or Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) names, symbols or emblems. Comparison to previous regulations.
- In brief... // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Mar96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p8
Reports that the US Dept. of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) accumulated savings as a result of recommendations to reduce unnecessary spending and prevent and detect fraud and abuse. Fraud settlement costs; Home health agency's payment for claims of...