HHS OIG Work Plan Update

HHS OIG Work Plan Update

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) publishes a work plan that, “is dynamic and adjustments are made throughout the year to meet priorities and to anticipate and respond to emerging issues with the resources...
Auditing Prescribing Practices in Opiate Enforcement Cases

Auditing Prescribing Practices in Opiate Enforcement Cases

ALN Nurse Consultants have experience in providing audit support in investigations related to allegations such as reckless prescribing of narcotics and wrongful death related to overdose from prescribed controlled substances. ALN is on the leading edge of the opiate...
F686 Skin Integrity: The “New F314”

F686 Skin Integrity: The “New F314”

In November 2017 CMS implemented new guidance to surveyors for long-term care facilities. Facilities are expected to review and integrate these new standards into care. The interpretive guidelines refer to the categories of care as “Ftags. ” The interpretive...