CodeMap® Compliance Briefing: January 19, 2018
In recent years, the Office of Inspector General of Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have scrutinized the business practices of clinical laboratories, which has resulted in many investigations and subsequent settlements. Laboratory professionals, who worked in this industry in the 1990s, can remember a similar period back then when clinical laboratories were the focus of federal enforcement actions. Clearly, these actions are cyclical in nature, and once again laboratories are under the microscope.
However, recent years seem to differ in one significant way from previous p....
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