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

Program Exclusions: August 2005
Document Number: 05-18379
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Health Care Fraud and Abuse Data Collection Program: Reporting of Final Adverse Actions; Correction
Document Number: 05-17915
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-13
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
This document corrects the final regulations establishing the Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank (HIPDB), the national health care fraud and abuse data collection program for the reporting and disclosing of certain adverse actions taken against health care providers, suppliers and practitioners and for maintaining a data base of final adverse actions taken against health care providers, suppliers and practitioners. In the implementing HIPDB regulations published in the Federal Register on October 26, 1999 (64 FR 57740), an inadvertent error appeared in the regulations text concerning the definition of the term ``any other negative action or finding.'' As a result, we are correcting the definition of the term to assure the technical correctness of these regulations.