Corporate Compliance

Other issuances: CMS instructs on use of insulin pens in healthcare facilities and more.

Medicare Insider, May 29, 2012

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CMS instructs on use of insulin pens in healthcare facilities

On May 18, CMS cited reports of use of insulin pens for more than one patient, with at least one 2011 episode resulting in the need for post-exposure patient notification. This release provides guidance on the use of insulin pens in healthcare facilities.

View the certification letter.

OIG issues Medicare compliance review of Miami hospital

On May 22, the OIG issued a Medicare compliance review of South Miami Hospital for CY 2009 and 2010 that found overpayments totaling $468,000.

View the OIG report.
 
CMS issues an NCA for extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) (CAG-00324R2)

On May 22, CMS issued a national coverage analysis (NCA) for extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) (CAG-00324R2).

View the NCA.



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