OIG Study on Home Health Billing Arrives as Questionable Conclusions

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued findings of the study “Inappropriate and Questionable Billing by Medicare Home Health Agencies (HHA) (OEI-04-11-00240).” In this study, the OIG analyzed data from home health, inpatient hospital, and skilled nursing facility claims from 2010 to identify inappropriate home health payments based on overlapping days of service. They also…