(June 19 – 25, 2020)

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OIG Updates Work Plan

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) has updated its public-facing Work Plan.  The OIG Work Plan summarizes new, ongoing, and revised areas of review that the OIG plans to pursue. The latest updates include reviewing Medicare data to understand hospital utilization during the COVID-19 public health emergency and analyzing Medicare claims data for laboratory testing to identify patterns of billing by laboratories that may indicate fraud or abuse.