Monday May 19, 2014
OIG Senior executives discuss emerging trends in combating fraud, waste, and abuse in Federal health care programs, OIG's top priorities for 2014, and upcoming projects in the newly released OIG Work Plan.
Saturday February 1, 2014
The OIG recommends that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) raise awareness of nursing home safety and seek to reduce resident harm through methods used to promote hospital safety efforts.
Tuesday July 24, 2012
This study used a random sample of records from a previous Office of Inspector General (OIG) study of elderly nursing facility residents with Medicare claims for atypical antipsychotic drugs between January and June 2007. They reviewed the records for evidence
Wednesday April 25, 2012
Federal regulations require that Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes have written emergency plans and provide employees with emergency preparedness training. In a 2006 report about nursing homes that experienced hurricanes, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that emergency
Wednesday May 4, 2011
Report: OEI-07-08-00150 05-04-2011 For the period January 1 through June 30, 2007, we determined using medical record review that 51 percent of Medicare claims for atypical antipsychotic drugs were erroneous, amounting to $116 million. A member of Congress requested that