Course Description:

The OIG publishes it work Plan each year with new focus areas and revisions to prior years focus. The OIG carries out its mission to protect the integrity of HHS programs and the health and welfare of the people served by those programs. To do this they focus on aspects that are vulnerable to fraud or misuse. To do this they conduct a nationwide network of audits, investigations and evaluations conducted by the operating components with assistance from OIG counsel and management. The results or outcomes from these various activities impact the next years Plan. They also impact the other groups that the government has conducting Audits: IE your RAC/MAC/ZPIC etc….

The OIG has also begun to audit some of the Auditors. Due to these ongoing audits and the increased focus of governmental agencies in regards to compliance combined with efforts to cut waste within the HealthCare industry it is important for your organization to know what the current trends are.

In this 2 day workshop/ conference you will learn about the current work plans, revisions from previous years and the new ones for 2016. You will learn how prior work plans have contributed to the focus for current ones and how the work plans have contributed to the audits and focused reviews by other agencies. You will also learn what the process is for audits and reviews conducted by the OIG. Other areas to be covered are the financial impact of the OIG work plans ; currently recover of funds is with over $1 billion.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants should:

  • Know the current OIG Work Plans
  • What is new – what is revised
  • Understand the impact of these works plans upon various aspects of the healthcare industry
  • Which of these Plans will cause or support increased scrutiny for your organization
  • Which areas of the country are most impacted by the focus areas?
  • Importance of Quality Reporting Data
  • Understand the focused attention on Medicare Programs
  • Understand the focused attention on Medicaid Programs
  • Know what reports are available for review and information
  • How to determine which reports are pertinent to your organization
  • How to use this information to help you create solutions and optimize your compliance
  • Resources that are offered to facilitate compliance

Seminar Fee Includes:

AM-PM Tea/Coffee
Seminar Material
USB with seminar presentation
Hard copy of presentation
Attendance Certificate
$100 Gift Cert for next seminar

Who Will Benefit:

This course is designed for people who are active in ensuring the compliance of their organization with Government regulations for the Healthcare industry. For those individuals who understand that knowledge of the OIG Work Plan will facilitate putting strategies and plans in place to reduce their risk or non-compliance and to support their ability to make informed and comprehensive plans. It will provide information on how the OIG works and provide information regarding how the OIG operates when conducting and assessment or audit.

  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • Regulatory Professionals
  • Compliance Professionals
  • HealthCare Providers
  • CEO’s
  • CFO’s
  • Director of Nursing
  • Director’s of Hospice Services
  • Director’s of Clinical Services for Outpatient
  • Pharmaceutical Professionals
  • Distributors of Durable Medical Equipment

Course Outline:

Day One (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) Day Two (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)

Registration Process: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Session Start Time: 9:00 AM

  1. Introduction to OIG Work Plans and Purpose
    1. What is the Purpose of the OIG Work Plans?
    2. How this purpose impacts the focus of the work plans and the areas that are targeted.
    3. Government focus and its impact on the Work Plans
  2. What are the 2016 Work Plans?
    1. Revisions to prior years’ work Plans
    2. The changes and modifications that drive closer scrutiny and more concise review of information
    3. How this impacts your organization
    4. Focus of Work Plans
      1. Hospitals
        1. Meaningful use
        2. Re-admission rates
        3. Pharmaceuticals
      2. Skilled Nursing Facilities
        1. Overuse of therapy
        2. Meaningful use
        3. Quality Indicators
      3. Hospice
        1. Overuse of services
        2. ALF and Hospice
      4. Free standing Clinics
        1. Outpatient
        2. Dialysis
      5. Drug Plans / Pharmaceuticals
        1. Drug choices
      6. Durable medical equipment
        1. Over use
        2. Inappropriately prescribed
  3. Medicare and Medicaid Focus
    1. LEIE list
    2. Excluded and Re-instated Facilities

  1. Areas of Focus within the US
    1. Regional focus
    2. OIG Hotline
    3. Protection of Whistleblowers
  2. Impact to your Organization
    1. Increased risk of Whistle Blowers
    2. Fraud; tighter scrutiny
    3. New Regulations/ Reporting
  3. Reports within the OIG
    1. What is available
      1. select those that keep you informed
    2. What benefit do they have to you
      1. Knowledge regarding focused outcomes
      2. Information to improve your own internal audits
    3. Educational Supports
      1. supports provided to providers
      2. utilization of reports to increase your organizations awareness
  4. Compliance issues
    1. Focus of internal compliance audits based on OIG Work Plans
    2. Resources available to support compliance
    3. Create your plan of approach for compliance

Meet Your Instructor

Laura S Hargraves
MS CCC-SLP Business Owner, Bridging Documentation

Laura S Hargraves, MS CCC- SLP RAC-CT; has been working in all aspects of HealthCare Industry for the past 28 years. Ms. Hargraves has been providing compliance and oversight of documentation to meeting changing guidelines during this period. She has a background in education, which helps her maximize her ability to communicate these changes to the various professionals that she works with.She is a specialist in Documentation/Compliance/Audits and Reviews. Professional Presenter on topics related to Medicare, MDS 3.0, and documentation.

Register Now

Online using Credit card

Get the Invitation
Pre-Register yourself and get the official Invite when venue and dates are announced for this seminar.
Call here to register +1-888-717-2436 or email at [email protected]

Other Registration Option

By order form / PO#

Payment Mode

By Check -
Pay your check to (payee name) “MetricStream Inc” our parent company and Mail the check to:

ComplianceOnline (MetricStream, Inc),
6201 America Center Drive Suite 240
San Jose, CA 95002

By Wire -

Register / Pay by Wire Transfer

Please contact us at +1-888-717-2436 to get details of wire transfer option.

Terms & Conditions to Register for the Seminar/Conference/Event

Your registration for the seminar is subject to following terms and conditions. If you need any clarification before registering for this seminar please call us @ +1-888-717-2436 or email us @ [email protected]

Payment is required 2 days before the date of the conference. We accept American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Make checks payable to MetricStream Inc. (our parent company).

Cancellations and substitutions:
Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for this conference) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund — less a $200 administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted — nor refunds issued — within 10 calendar days before the start date of the event.

On request by email or fax (before the seminar) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees ($200) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued.

Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

We discourage onsite registrations, however if you wish to register onsite, payment to happen through credit card immediately or check to be submitted onsite. Conference material will be given on the spot if it is available after distributing to other attendees. In case it is not available, we will send the material after the conference is over.

In the event ComplianceOnline cancels the seminar, ComplianceOnline is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, other costs or losses incurred by registrants. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.

Attendance confirmation and documents to carry to the seminar venue:
After we receive the payment from the registered attendee, an electronic event pass will be sent to the email address associated with the registrant 5 working days before the seminar date. Please bring the pass to the venue of the event.

Conference photograph / video:
By registering and attending ComplianceOnline conference, you agree to have your photographs or videos taken at the conference venue and you do not have any objections to ComplianceOnline using these photos and videos for marketing, archiving or any other conference related activities. You agree to release ComplianceOnline from any kind of claims arising out of copyright or privacy violations.

Media Partners


Media Partner Benefits
  • Logo and company data on the event website.
  • Logo on the conference material distributed during the conference.
  • Media partner’s brochure distributed along with conference material.
  • Logo on all the mailings before and after the event.
  • 10% discount to media partner's subscribers.

Media Partner To Do
  • Banner (min 728x90 or 468x60) on the media partner website.
  • Insertion of the event in the event calendar, both printed and/or online.
  • Announcement article of the conference on the magazine and/or website.
  • Dedicated email blast to media partner’s subscribers.
  • Article on the magazine and/or website after the conference.

Local Attractions

Board a luxurious Think Escape party bus or limo and be whisked away to San Francisco's hottest nightclubs where VIP treatment brings all party bus guests to the front of the line. Planning the perfect night on the town is easy with Think Escape's fleet of luxury buses and extended vehicles, each with different amenities for socializing and transport. Think Escape's Bay Area party bus rentals include free entry into selected exclusive nightclubs, professional hostess and chauffer, in-vehicle coolers stocked with amenities for a perfect night of partying.

The Alcatraz Lunch Cruise is a luxurious way to get to see some of San Francisco’s favorite sights. A gourmet lunch buffet features options like asiago Caesar salad, bay shrimp salad, roasted chicken, garlic-herb roasted new potatoes and more. While guests enjoy lunch, they can take in views of San Francisco Bay’s flora and fauna, Angel Island and Alcatraz, and a live narration explores the history of Alcatraz. Please note that this tour doesn’t stop on Alcatraz Island.

A relaxing way to explore the San Francisco Bay is with the Luxury Catamaran Sailing Cruise. A drink bar and snacks are available for travelers’ enjoyment as they travel under the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz Island and even past a colony of sea lions. This is a peaceful San Francisco cruise option for families, and children under 5 ride for free.

City Kayak, located on San Francisco's Embarcadero close to the San Francisco Giant's ATT Park, offers a great way to experience San Francisco from Bay level, a point of view and a unique experience you'll not soon forget.

San Franciscans may be familiar with Think Escape's party buses that shuttle the late-night crowds to and from various city nightclubs, but the Cache Creek Casino Escape is a little-known gem among Bay Area destinations. With personal charter service on the luxurious Fantasy Limo Bus to Cache Creek Casino and Resort, the Cache Creek Casino Escape tour is a smart choice for San Franciscans looking for a little gaming fun or planning a large group activity

We need below information to serve you better



6201 America Center Drive Suite 240, San Jose, CA 95002, USA

Follow Us

facebook twitter linkedin youtube


Copyright © 2023 MetricStream
Our Policies: Terms of use | Privacy

PAYMENT METHOD: 100% Secure Transaction

payment method