The "OIG 2017 Work Plan" is the latest version of an annual publication that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) produces. It provides a summary of both the new and ongoing reviews relative to HHS that the OIG is pursuing during the coming fiscal year and beyond. Specifically, the OIG 2017 Work Plan is ...
"... a summary of the most significant management and performance challenges facing HHS, the associated recommendations for improvement, and the Department’s progress toward addressing them. Some of the top management challenges reflect persistent and concerning vulnerabilities that OIG has highlighted for HHS over many years. Others forecast new and emerging issues that HHS will face in the upcoming year and beyond."
Download the OIG 2017 Work Plan
We always encourage our medical practice, hospital, and other clients who bill federal and state programs to learn more about their respective requirements and liabilities as they relate to compliance and the OIG. This publication always reminds us of the ever-present necessity for a comprehensive healthcare compliance plan. A critical first step in that direction is to obtain a copy of the current year's work plan put out by the OIG. With that in mind, below is a full copy of the OIG 2017 Work Plan that we've made available for you to download in a PDF format.