A Massachusetts Rogers Order, more formally known as Rogers Guardianship Order is an order issued by the court allowing a healthcare provider to treat a mental health patient with extraordinary treatment. Extraordinary medical treatment includes the administration of antipsychotic medication, sterilization, abortion, electroconvulsive therapy, psychosurgery and removal of artificial maintenance of nutrition or hydration,

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issues its Workplan annually. Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Outlier Payments have been added as a newly identified issue under scrutiny on the workplan. Many organizations are conducting self-criticality audits of their medical records to validate compliance with the rule including certification and re-certification. It is important to note that

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issues its Workplan annually. Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Outlier Payments have been added as a newly identified issue under scrutiny on the workplan. Many organizations are conducting self-criticality audits of their medical records to validate compliance with the rule including certification and re-certification. It is important to note