Civil Monetary Penalties
The newest version of the House's 21st Century Cures bill would expand civil monetary penalties to cover false claims related to contracts and grants funded by Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other programs within the Department of Health and Human Services.
AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine will receive $1.62 million in civil money penalty funds over three years in order to improve long-term care, the organization announced.
Providers could be slapped with monetary penalties for slow response to document requests under OIG proposalMay 13, 2014
Long-term care providers are facing an expanded list of infractions that could trigger civil monetary penalties, including slow response to document requests. The proposed regulation from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General was published Monday in the Federal Register.
A long-term care facility slapped with a civil monetary penalty has a chance for an independent informal dispute resolution, according to new manual guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Civil monetary penalties for providers will be revised if two proposed rules from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General are approved.
Compliance deadlines, penalty timeframes and other survey and certification requirements for nursing facilities might be subject to adjustment due to the recent federal government shutdown, according to a memorandum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.