OMIG's FINALIZED Regulations: What You Need to Do - NOW!

Please join us on February 9 as Partner Bob Hussar and Associates Ashley Algazi and Mary Connolly present on OMIG's finalized regulations.

On December 28th, the Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) released their FINAL compliance and self-disclosure regulations. The regulations implement 2020 changes to OMIG’s statutory authority to implement and oversee:

  • mandatory provider compliance programs,
  • Medicaid managed care fraud, waste and abuse prevention programs,
  • and a comprehensive self-disclosure program.

The FINAL regulations significantly impact both payers and providers.

Hear from Bob Hussar, a compliance professional and former OMIG First Deputy on OMIG’s changes to New York’s Mandatory Compliance Program requirements. Bob will be joined by Ashley Algazi, who will discuss new requirements for Managed Care Organizations, and Mary Connolly, who will discuss changes to OMIG's self-disclosure process. The program will include a discussion of the changes and implementation best practices.

The program will be moderated by Robert Hussar, a partner in Rivkin Radler’s Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and Health Services practice groups.

Participants will be eligible for 1.2 CCB credits and 1 CLE credit in Professional Practice.

Date: Thursday, February 9

Time: 12-1 pm

Place: Via Zoom

Register Here
The Zoom link will be provided upon registration.

Meet the Speakers

Ashley (Osadon) Algazi, Esq.

Ashley (Osadon) Algazi is an Associate in the Health Services Practice Group. She represents various healthcare providers, including hospitals, long term care providers, physician practices, dental practices, ambulatory surgery centers, and other healthcare entities with transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters.

Mary Connolly, Esq.

Mary is an Associate in the Firm’s Health Services Practice Group. She has represented a wide variety of healthcare providers and trade associations, including adult homes, home care agencies, skilled nursing facilities, and developmental disability providers in litigation, regulatory, compliance, and reimbursement matters.

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Robert Hussar, Esq.

Bob Hussar is a Partner in Rivkin Radler’s Health Services and Compliance, Investigations & White Collar Practice Groups. Bob has spent his entire 20 year professional career working with or for non-profit healthcare providers on compliance and audit matters and initiatives. He has had the unique prospective of running or overseeing payer and provider compliance programs as a compliance officer, consultant, healthcare attorney, and regulator including as the First Deputy Medicaid Inspector General, where he was directly responsible for the implementation of mandatory provider compliance plans and corporate integrity agreements, and where he chaired provider advisory committees focused on compliance guidance, self-disclosures and OMIG’s audit processes.
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