OMIG assists with investigation leading to the arrest of 75-year-old Harlem physician, accused of writing prescriptions for narcotics and selling them to an alleged drug dealer, who was also arrested and accused selling the drugs. Read the full release here.
Medicaid Inspector General James C. Cox presented testimony at the New York State Legislature's 2013-14 Joint Budget Hearing on Health and Medicaid, held on January 30, 2013 in Hearing Room B of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. Click here to read full text.
Webinar #16, "Certification for December 2012: What Every Provider Needs to Know About Changes to the OMIG Certification Process," presented on November 15, 2012, is now available for viewing and listening. The slides are also available for downloading. Click here to be directed to the presentation.
Dr. Boris Sachakov, a Brooklyn-based, board-certified colorectal surgeon who owned and operated a New York medical clinic, was sentenced on December 10 to 30 months in prison. Click here for details.
Webinar #15, "OMIG's New Compliance Program Review Assessment Form and Compliance Program Review Process," offered on November 7, 2012, has been posted on this site. The PowerPoint presentation is also available for downloading. Click here to view and listen to the presentation, as well as to access the assessment form in Word.
You can help stop Medicaid fraud: Call OMIG’s Fraud Hotline at 1-877-87 FRAUD (1-877-873-7283), or click here to file a complaint electronically.
The OMIG may sanction some providers by excluding them from participating in the Medicaid program. These providers are excluded from offering services to Medicaid enrollees and also cannot be paid with Medicaid dollars. Prior to adding new staff members, employers should check to see if prospective employees have been excluded from Medicaid. To make it easier to perform such a check, OMIG set up a dedicated service to check the status of any exclusion.
Anytime a health care organization discovers that it was paid more than it was due, this should be reported to OMIG. Our Self-Disclosure section provides information for health care organizations to complete the recently revamped self-disclosure process.
03 December 2013
OMIG posted the finalized Assisted Living (ALP) protocol Click here to see the complete list of OMI [ ... ]
03 December 2013
Registration now open for OMIG's upcoming Webinar,“Governing Body's Role in Program Integrit [ ... ]
01 December 2013
Reminder: Compliance certification begins on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Questions? Contact OMIG via c [ ... ]
27 November 2013
OMIG Posts FAQs: Click here for the frequently asked questions (FAQs) associated with Webinar #18, [ ... ]
30 October 2013
New York State identified $496 million in Medicaid erroneous payments and recovered $211 million fro [ ... ]
30 September 2013
OMIG posted the finalized Long Term Home Health Care Program Protocol (LTHHCP). Click here to see t [ ... ]
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