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HHS Announces Proposed Rule to Enhance Fraud Fighting

On May 9, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Proposed Rule amending the regulations relating to the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) exclusion authorities.  The OIG has the ability to exclude providers from participation in Federal healthcare programs for activities related to healthcare fraud, patient abuse, and other activities.  The Proposed Rule would enhance the...