Dec. 17, 2014

Doctors Given Warning on Pay

Doctors Given Warning on Pay

Avoid liabilities associated with compensation arrangements The U.S. Department of HHS’ Office of Inspector General issued a fraud alert recently warning doctors to avoid payment agreements that could violate the anti-kickback statute. According to OIG, it recently reached settlements with 12 physicians who had negotiated contracts for medical directorship and office staff contracts that were deemed questionable. OIG alleged that the compensation paid to these physicians under the [...]

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