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

Draft OIG Compliance Program Guidance for Recipients of PHS Research Awards
Document Number: E5-6548
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This Federal Register notice seeks the comments of interested parties on draft compliance guidance developed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for recipients of extramural research awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other agencies of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). Through this notice, OIG is setting forth its general views on the value and fundamental principles of compliance programs for colleges and universities and other recipients of PHS awards for biomedical and behavioral research and the specific elements that these award recipients should consider when developing and implementing an effective compliance program.
Publication of OIG Special Advisory Bulletin on Patient Assistance Programs for Medicare Part D Enrollees
Document Number: 05-23038
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
OIG periodically develops and issues guidance, including Special Advisory Bulletins, to alert and inform the health care industry about potential problems or areas of special interest. This Federal Register notice sets forth the recently issued OIG Special Advisory Bulletin addressing patient assistance programs for Medicare Part D enrollees.
Program Exclusions: October 2005
Document Number: 05-22438
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Inspector General Office, Health and Human Services Department, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions
Document Number: 05-21952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-11-09
Agency: Office of Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security is giving notice of a revised and updated system of records pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 for the Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations. In this proposed rulemaking, the Department proposes to exempt portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil and administrative enforcement requirements.