OIG Posts Updated Work PlanĀ 

Situation Report | July 20, 2021

The U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) has posted updates to its Work Plan. The following are areas of interest to home care providers.

Home Health Emergency Communication Plans: Strengths and Challenges Ensuring Continuity of Care During Disasters

This evaluation will determine selected home health agencies’ compliance with emergency preparedness Conditions of Participation and will report factors these agencies identify as hindering and/or supporting continuity of care during a disaster.

States’ Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Medical Loss Ratios

This work will determine whether states receive all required medical loss ratio (MLR) data from their plans and examine states’ oversight of Medicaid managed care plans’ compliance with MLR requirements.