At the 2018 Compliance Institute in Las Vegas, Jennifer Michael was good enough to sit down for a podcast. Jennifer is the Chief, Industry Guidance Branch, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services.
In this brief but fact-filled session she provides an overview of HHS Secretary Alex Azar’s key priorities: combatting the opioid crisis, decreasing the cost of prescription drugs and increasing the accessibility and affordability of healthcare. She also addresses:
- Value-based payment arrangements and the push for value over volume
- Having a strong process for identifying risk areas
- Recent key advisory opinions 1701, 1703 and the rescission of advisory opinion 0604
Listen in to hear her perspective.