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OIG Rolls Provider Relief Fund Audits for Hospices, Hospice News

November 15, 2022

Partner Howard Young is quoted in a Hospice News article about the first round of audits of hospice provider relief funds (PRFs) by the US Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). The piece quotes a recent Morgan Lewis blog post by Howard about the OIG’s look at compliance with requirements for the funds provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which noted that the audits extend beyond hospices.

“Hospices are not being singled out by these OIG PRF audits,” Howard said.

“OIG is conducting audits of other health care provider types that received and retained PRF general distribution payments.”

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