Fraud and Abuse: Advisory Opinion 22-14 and the Impact on Continuing Education Programs

In this episode of AHLA's monthly series on fraud and abuse issues, Matthew Wetzel, Partner, Goodwin Procter, speaks with Jennifer Michael, Member, Bass Berry & Sims, about OIG Advisory Opinion 22-14, which was released on June 29 and analyzes an ophthalmology practice's proposal to offer continuing education (CE) programs for local optometrists. They discuss the requestor’s four proposals for financing the CE programs, OIG’s analysis and the questions it raises, and advice for the drug and device industry. Jennifer is the former Head of OIG’s Industry Guidance Branch. From AHLA's Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. Sponsored by BRG.