10/4/2012

HHS's Office of the Inspector General released its work plan for 2013, announcing dozens of new initiatives and the continuation of others. Among the initiatives outlined are a review of how suppliers are complying with payment requirements for lower-limb protheses, a study of the reasonableness of Medicare payment for back orthoses and a mandatory review of the competitive bidding program. OIG investigators will also examine how the Recovery Audit Contractors are supervised by the CMS.

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