Skip to Content

Tag: the health care group


Opinion greenlights post-discharge services

October 18, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - An advisory opinion from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides a framework for how HME providers can offer services to reduce hospital readmissions without violating the anti-kickback statute. The biggest takeaway: Providers cannot supply these services to hospitals for free. “The hospital has to pay,” said Elizabeth Hogue, a private practice attorney in Burtonville, Md. “That was crucial to the OIG's approval.” Advisory Opinion No. 13-10...

Brown & Fortunato, Elizabeth Hogue, Health Law Center, Jeff Baird, Neil Caesar, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Readmissions, the health care group

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon