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Using the Self Disclosure Protocols to Minimize Risk

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

When to Use the OIG’s Self Disclosure Protocols

Self Disclosure Mitigate RiskThe HHS Office of Inspector General offers providers an opportunity to self-disclose certain violations in exchange for avoiding some of the more draconian penalties that may otherwise apply under applicable regulations.  Even though the OIG’s Provider Self-Disclosure Protocols (“SDP”) can be very compelling, the decision whether to utilize the OIG’s self-disclosure protocols is often very difficult.

To begin, the SDP is not available in all situations.  The SDP is limited to situations that potentially violate Federal criminal, civil, and administrative laws for which Civil Monetary Penalties are authorized.  The SDP requires the disclosing party to Continue

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