Corporate Compliance

Pay-per-view: OIG targets hospitals’ vendor-rebate reporting

Compliance Monitor, August 15, 2007

If you peruse the OIG audit-report notifications that appear frequently in your e-mail inbox, you might have noticed a significant trend-that the OIG is auditing hospitals for improper vendor-rebate reporting. Although it's not one of hospitals' biggest risks, finding out whether your facility is compliant with federal regulations and guidance regarding the reporting of vendor rebates is something worth checking out, says Stephen A. Miller, JD, chief compliance and privacy officer with Capital Health System in Trenton, NJ.

To find out more, order the pay-per-view article OIG targets hospitals' vendor-rebate reporting. The cost is $10. Subscribers to the online version of Strategies for Health Care Compliance have free access to this article. Subscribers to the print edition can find it in their most recent issue. A $30 steal!

You can read this article and much more in Strategies for Health Care Compliance. Read tips on HIPAA, liability issue, and compliance and auditing strategies. 

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