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Safe Harbor Proposals Face Deadline in February

Suggestions for Safe Harbor proposals face a deadline of February 27, 2018, according to a Federal Register announcement. The same deadline applies to suggestions for practices that should be discussed in a Special Fraud Alert. Safe Harbors The Office of Inspector General (OIG) requests recommendations for Safe Harbors because the Anti-kickback statute “is so broad” that “relatively … Continue Reading

What Kickback Training Overlooks

Effective training prepares healthcare providers to recognize violations of the anti-kickback and false claims statutes. However, a violation may seem just a straightforward business arrangement to those not familiar with the statutes. This article on the Squire Patton Boggs Anti-Corruption blog uses an example to explain that training must focus on remuneration, not just kickbacks.… Continue Reading