CHA News Article

OIG Seeks Input on Physician Self-Disclosure Protocol

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is seeking comments, recommendations and other suggestions on how to revise the Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol. The OIG plans to revise the protocol to conform to current industry requirements, and to provide useful guidance to the health care industry. The OIG will use lessons learned from processing more than 800 disclosures and recovering more than $280 million over the past 14 years. The comment period closes Aug. 17. Attached is the Federal Register notice.