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Legal: Comply with safe harbors

August 25, 2015Jill Vogel

A. During a recent Medicare conference, representatives of the Office of Inspector General announced that the healthcare industry should expect to see an uptick in the investigations of alleged Medicare fraud and abuse. True to their word, the OIG has been busy. As the new fiscal year approaches, now is a good time to review your agreements to confirm that they do not violate the federal anti-kickback statute (AKS) or applicable state laws.Generally, the federal AKS prohibits suppliers and providers...

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