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2.7.2008

OIG and HCCA Issue Government-Industry Roundtable Report – “Driving for Quality in Long-Term Care: A Board of Directors Dashboard”

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On January 31, 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) and the Health Care Compliance Association (“HCCA”) released a report entitled, “Driving for Quality in Long-Term Care: A Board of Directors Dashboard.” The OIG’s focus is preserving governmental health programs and operations by “protecting them against fraud, waste, and abuse” through a nationwide network of audits, investigations and inspections. Accordingly, when the OIG issues a report involving the long-term care industry, facilities should take notice. View full article (PDF).