Category Archives: Anti-kickback Statute

Fraud Takedown: Same Old Song, Expanding Dance

It seems as though multiple times per year the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), or some other enforcement agency announces the largest sweep or takedown of health care related fraud. A joint Department of … Continue reading

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Information Blocking: Possible Fraud Concern?

National Health IT Week was a busy time with regard to government announcements. First, the final rule for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and Modifications was released and second, on the same day, the Office of the Inspector General (the “OIG”) … Continue reading

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Concerns for Preferred Provider Agreements

Advisory Opinion 15-04 issued by the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) on March 25, 2015 offers some warnings when entering into preferred provider agreements. ┬áThe new Advisory Opinion arose in the context of laboratory services, but the principles discussed … Continue reading

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