Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mandatory Compliance Programs Are Coming

Does your medical practice or healthcare entity have a compliance program in place?  If not, the organization could be at significant risk of violating relevant healthcare laws, even just through inadvertence.  If there is a compliance program, have the policies … Continue reading

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“New” AKS Safe Harbors and CMP Provisions – OIG Wants Comments

The Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) of the Department of Health and Human Services issued a proposed rule on Friday, October 3rd to modify certain existing safe harbors to the Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”) and create new safe harbors based … Continue reading

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The Ounce of Prevention: a Legal Audit of Your Medical Practice

Even though the Stark law has existed in its present form for the past two decades, there are many physicians who still fail to comply with it. Unfortunately, they only seem to discover they have a problem when the government … Continue reading

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