ANTI-KICKBACK

You Make the Call: Do Cost-Savings Payments to Referring Physician Violate Kickback Laws?

SITUATION XYZ Consultants recommends that a hospital client cut costs by making 34 changes to its OR spinal fusion surgeries procedures. The recommendations fall into two broad categories, including … [Read more...]

COMPLIANCE

You Make the Call: Is Replacing Spoiled Products for Free an Anti-Kickback Violation?

The following scenario comes right out of an August 25, 2017 OIG Advisory Opinion. See if you can guess how the OIG ruled. SITUATION A pharmaceutical company manufactures biologics prone to spoilage … [Read more...]


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