Why OIG is Cracking Down on Home Health Fraud

This summer, the Justice Department announced the largest health care fraud takedown ever, involving schemes across several health care settings resulting in approximately $1.3 billion in false billings. Major home health schemes were uncovered as part of the takedown, and the announcement sent a message to fraudsters—federal agencies are cracking down. The Department of Health and […]

Bundled Initiatives Moving Forward With or Without CMS

When The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) the expansion of mandatory bundled payment initiatives was delayed, the decision called into the question the pace of the health care system’s shift toward value-based care. Under the Trump administration, new regulations are broadly being delayed, and some health care requirements are likely to come under the […]