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Medical Necessity Requirements: Office of Inspector General, Compliance Plan

Welcome to the UCSF OIG/Medical Necessity compliance page. As part of Clinical Laboratories' Compliance Plan for the federal Office of Inspector General (OIG), we are required to annually notify all physicians of the following policies, developed to reflect government guidance:

Clinical Laboratories consultation is available at 353-1667.

Material contained in this yearly notification is current as of the date published and is subject to change without notice. The OIG believes that a physician who orders medically unnecessary tests and knowingly causes a false claim to be submitted may be subject to sanctions or remedies under criminal or administrative law.

If you have any questions regarding the content of this memo, please contact Cindy Ishizaki, senior supervisor of Quality Assurance and Compliance, at (415) 353-1976 or Cynthia.Ishizaki@ucsf.edu.

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