Office of Inspector General July 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Program Exclusions: June 2005
Document Number: 05-14221
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Program Exclusions: May 2005
Document Number: 05-12693
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Medicare and State Health Care Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Safe Harbor for Federally Qualified Health Centers Under the Anti-Kickback Statute
Document Number: 05-13049
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-01
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
In accordance with section 431 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), Public Law 108- 173, this proposed rule would establish regulatory standards for the new safe harbor under the Federal anti-kickback statute for certain goods, items, services, donations, and loans provided by individuals and entities to certain health centers funded under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act. Under this proposed safe harbor, the goods, items, services, donations, or loans must contribute to the health center's ability to maintain or increase the availability, or enhance the quality, of services available to a medically underserved population.