In posting the payments online, Cephalon became the first drug manufacturer to report payments to physicians under a corporate integrity agreement with the Department of Justice.
What does IA stand for?
IA stands for Integrity Agreement
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We have 87 other meanings of IA in our Acronym Attic
- Instituti Albanologjik (Albanological Institute, Kosova)
- Institutional Adaptation (US Army)
- Institutional Advancement (various schools)
- Instruction and Assessment
- Instructional Assistant
- Instrument Airplane
- Instrumentation Amplifier
- Intangible Assets
- Integrated Agent
Samples in periodicals archive:
SKCL implemented a comprehensive compliance program that was incorporated into a corporate integrity agreement with the HHS Office of Inspector General and the Department of Justice.
The corporate integrity agreement is intended to assure the government of the company's overall Medicare compliance, and covers diagnostic coding issues, laboratory billing and the two civil issues still to be resolved -- physician relations and cost reports.
Peck: In its original guidelines, the OIG seemed to be suggesting strongly that nursing homes model their corporate compliance plans based on so-called Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs).
To resolve the allegations, a health care provider usually enters into a corporate integrity agreement (CIA) with the HHS.