|FRAUD AND ABUSE
In Advisory Opinion 16-10, the OIG determined that a local health care district’s proposed transportation assistance program would not trigger the anti-kickback statute or the civil monetary penalty against beneficiary inducements. Stewart Kameen and Bill Mathias explain the details of the arrangement and the OIG’s analysis of the aspects of this program that limited the potential risk of fraud and abuse. Click to continue…
Hospitals and health care companies seeking to realign and collaborate on services are driving a flurry of consolidations, mergers and acquisitions, and joint venture activity in the health care industry. These new and complex deals present a myriad of legal issues to be addressed in terms of government oversight, due diligence, physician relationships, and payment model changes. In Due Diligence in a Dynamic Health Care Landscape, experienced attorneys from Ober|Kaler’s Health Law Group discuss the due diligence steps that are critical to follow in health care transactions. Download a copy…
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