Co-Management Arrangements and the Impact of Advisory Opinion 12-22

Joe Wolfe, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC, speaks with Bruce Toppin, Chief Legal Officer, North Mississippi Health Services, and Jamie McIntyre, Director, HealthCare Appraisers, Inc., about co-management arrangements and how Advisory Opinion (AO) 12-22 influenced the approach to co-management. They discuss the impetus for AO 12-22 and its outcome, common questions or misconceptions about co-management, and how co-management has evolved. Bruce’s health system requested AO-12-22, which was released by OIG in December 2012, and he shares his health system’s experiences. From AHLA’s Fraud and Abuse Practice Group