Posts Tagged: anti-kickback

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Senators Request Closing Loopholes That Make Health Care Fraud Simple. Pro Publica. August 14, 2019. After an account of how scam artists can easily gain access to health care money, Democratic senators this week sent… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) New OIG fraud alert puts doctors on notice. Modern Healthcare, June 9, 2015. Doctors must be careful to avoid payment agreements that could violate the anti-kickback statute. 2) Lawmakers propose ICD-10 two-year ‘grace period.’… Read the rest »

Healthcare providers are extremely cautious to not violate the anti-kickback statute by offering money for referrals.  With ObamaCare, this issue might be eliminated. The federal Anti-Kickback Statute (“Anti-Kickback Statute”) is a criminal statute that prohibits the exchange (or offer to exchange), of anything of value, in an effort to induce (or reward) the referral of… Read the rest »