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A Reminder from the HHS Office of the Inspector General about Information Blocking and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute
Daniel Levinson | October 6, 2015
This week, the Department marks “National Health IT Week” 2015. In connection with the Department’s efforts, my office has issued a new OIG Alert entitled “OIG Policy Reminder: Information Blocking and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute”.
Health IT has become a critical part of the health care system and offers opportunities to improve patient care, make practice management more efficient, and improve public health. We also know that we must be vigilant in ensuring that health IT is used to achieve these benefits and not as a tool to facilitate health care fraud.