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Compliance Guidance

OIG has developed a series of voluntary compliance program guidance documents directed at various segments of the health care industry, such as hospitals, nursing homes, third-party billers, and durable medical equipment suppliers, to encourage the development and use of internal controls to monitor adherence to applicable statutes, regulations, and program requirements.

The compliance program guidance documents are listed below.

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09-30-2008
Supplemental Compliance Program Guidance for Nursing Facilities (73 Fed. Reg. 56832; September 30, 2008)
11-28-2005
Draft Compliance Program Guidance for Recipients of PHS Research Awards (70 Fed. Reg. 71312; November 28, 2005)
01-31-2005
Supplemental Compliance Program Guidance for Hospitals (70 Fed. Reg. 4858; January 31, 2005)
05-05-2003
Compliance Program Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (68 Fed. Reg. 23731; May 5, 2003)
03-24-2003
Compliance Program Guidance for Ambulance Suppliers (68 Fed. Reg. 14245; March 24, 2003)
10-05-2000
Compliance Program Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices (65 Fed. Reg. 59434; October 5, 2000)
03-16-2000
Compliance Program Guidance for Nursing Facilities (65 Fed. Reg. 14289; March 16, 2000)
11-15-1999
Compliance Program Guidance for Medicare+Choice Organizations (64 Fed. Reg. 61893; November 15, 1999)
10-05-1999
Compliance Program Guidance for Hospices (64 Fed. Reg. 54031; October 5, 1999)
07-06-1999
Compliance Program Guidance for the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supply Industry (64 Fed. Reg. 36368; July 6, 1999)
12-18-1998
Compliance Program Guidance for Third-Party Medical Billing Companies (63 Fed. Reg. 70138; December 18, 1998)
08-24-1998
Compliance Program Guidance for Clinical Laboratories (63 Fed. Reg. 45076; August 24, 1998)
08-07-1998
Compliance Program Guidance for Home Health Agencies (63 Fed. Reg. 42410; August 7, 1998)
02-23-1998
Compliance Program Guidance for Hospitals (63 Fed. Reg. 8987; February 23, 1998)

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