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What Is the Discount Safe Harbor?

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

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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Safe Harbors and Healthcare Compliance

Categories: Compliance

Healthcare Compliance

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Available on Weekends Safe Harbors Explained In healthcare, a safe harbor is a recognized exception to the Anti-Kickback Statute. While the Anti-Kickback Statute prohibits financial relationships between referral sources and business partners in general, safe harbors offer avenues to structure the exchange of remuneration in a…

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Anti-Kickback Exceptions

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

Anti-Kickback Exceptions

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Available on Weekends Both Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute offer protection for certain financial joint ventures between physicians and business owners. Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, this is the small investment safe harbor, and under the Stark Law it is the indirect compensation provision. This article…

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What Is the Small Investor Safe Harbor?

Categories: Health Care Law

Small Investor Safe Harbor

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Available also on Weekends Safe harbor regulations describe financial arrangements involving referring physicians in which, although the transaction technically implicates the anti-kickback statute, it does not actually violate the law. These safe harbor arrangements are specifically excluded from the definition of illegal remuneration. Among the most…

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10 Things To Do When You Are Under Healthcare Fraud Investigation

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

healthcare fraud defense

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends Finding out that you are under a federal criminal investigation and accused of healthcare fraud can be extremely frightening.  However, there are things you can do from the very beginning of the case to have a positive effect on its resolution. You…

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