The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through its Office of Inspector General (OIG), announced plans for significant updates and modernization of OIG compliance program guidance (CPG) to improve their accessibility and usability for healthcare entities.[1] Originally issued in 1998, the CPG provide healthcare organizations across the industry with guidance on developing, implementing, and maintaining internal compliance controls. In the 25 years since, the OIG has issued multiple and specific CPGs that apply to particular segments of the healthcare industry including Medicare Advantage organizations, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, and clinical laboratories. However, over time the CPGs have not sufficiently kept up with the innovations and growth of the healthcare industry.Continue Reading OIG Announces Upcoming Changes to Its Compliance Program Guidance Resources for the Healthcare Industry