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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

Industry Note:
Feds Keep a Steady Focus on Opioid Fraud and Abuse

This past summer, the Department of Justice (DOJ) added a Strike Force team in Philadelphia. The feds are adding another regional group to cover Appalachia with two bases in Nashville, Tennessee and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, the OIG says in a release. However, the new team will focus on illegal opioid prescriptions, the OIG indicates. “While the opioid epidemic continues to inflict untold [...]