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Anti-Kickback Prosecutions For Paying Patients

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

Anti-kickback Investigation Defense Attorneys for Healthcare Professionals Former DOJ-Prosecutors & Healthcare Law Defense Counsel Providing payment or other benefits to patients may implicate numerous federal healthcare laws and other federal criminal statutes, including the general healthcare fraud statute, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, and federal mail and wire fraud statutes.  Providers, marketers, manufacturers and other participants…

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Mistakes to Avoid in Anti-Kickback Investigations

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Anti-Kickback Investigations

The Oberheiden Law Group PLLC is a team of former Department of Justice prosecutors and veteran federal defense attorneys that represent physicians, business owners, and health care executives against government investigations and federal charges. With decades of combined experience in leading government positions, our attorneys are able to effectively assess a situation and to provide…

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What Is the Discount Safe Harbor?

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

discount safe harbor

The Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) is a criminal law that prohibits the knowing and willful payment or receipt of any form of remuneration to influence (i) the referral of an individual for an item or service for which payment may be made by a federal health care program or (ii) the purchase, lease, order, or arrangement…

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Defending Physicians against Kickback Charges in Connection with PGX Testing

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Defending Physicians

Laboratory Kickback Prosecutions Since 2014, when the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General released a Special Fraud Alert regarding improper payments by laboratories to referring physicians, federal investigators have increasingly focused on the relationships between laboratories and physicians.  Federal investigators are particularly on the lookout for situations where laboratories are…

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