On Nov. 6, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its General Compliance Program Guidance for healthcare providers and other industry stakeholders. The guidance follows OIG’s previous announcement about a modernization initiative and signifies a major update to OIG’s prior approach to providing guidance on effective compliance programs.

Read on for actionable steps healthcare providers should consider implementing in 2024, as well as key themes derived from the OIG document that should guide compliance efforts.