OIG Reinforces DME Telemarketing Guidance after Issuing Special Fraud Alert

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued a “special fraud alert” regarding telemarketing practices of durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers. OIG says it uses these alerts as “vehicles to identify fraudulent and abusive practices within the health care industry.” Responding to concerns that were raised about the…