Fraud and Abuse: Agency Interactions—Advisory Opinions

In this episode of AHLA's monthly series on fraud and abuse issues, Matthew Wetzel, Associate General Counsel, Compliance Officer, GRAIL, speaks to Kristin Carter, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, and Laura Morgan, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, about the CMS and OIG Advisory Opinion process, including the history of the process, how to request guidance from CMS and OIG, and what to expect from the process. They also discuss CMS’ changes to the Stark Advisory Opinion process as part of the regulatory sprint to coordinated care and other recent impacts on the Advisory Opinion process. From AHLA's Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. Sponsored by BRG.