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Compliance Perspectives: Laboratory Phlebotomists in Physician Offices? States Increasingly Saying ‘No’

by | Feb 23, 2015

A common practice among clinical laboratories is to place laboratory employees, such as phlebotomists, in physicians’ offices for the purpose of collecting lab samples. This practice has been allowed, with some restrictions, under federal regulations. Increasingly, however, states are prohibiting this practice through their own anti-kickback and fraud regulations. Because of the far-reaching nature of […]

A common practice among clinical laboratories is to place laboratory employees, such as phlebotomists, in physicians’ offices for the purpose of collecting lab samples. This practice has been allowed, with some restrictions, under federal regulations. Increasingly, however, states are prohibiting this practice through their own anti-kickback and fraud regulations. Because of the far-reaching nature of […]

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