Greenspan was found guilty of violating the federal antikickback
statute and related crimes.
Although FCA is the most prominent health care antifraud statute, there are many others, such as the antikickback
statute, the Stark Law, HIPAA, and general criminal statutes covering theft, embezzlement, obstruction of criminal investigations, false statements, mail /wire fraud, and so on.
If you're under the Medicare Shared Savings Program or Next Gen initiative, there are important Stark Law and antikickback
liability waivers that would benefit you by being in an ACO.
Kass, a Washington area health law attorney who specializes in Stark and antikickback
He also has assisted in procuring favorable settlements of federal antitrust and consumer protection claims as well as false claims and antikickback
cases in various industries, including technology, health care, defense, aeronautics and medical devices.
First, pharmacies should closely scrutinize gift card and coupon programs as well as discount and rebate arrangements and confirm that such programs and arrangements fall within the various statutory and regulatory safe harbors to the federal antikickback
If a Medicaid patient cannot access medications at the point of care via this type of technology because the state Medicaid system does not provide a mechanism for reimbursement (and the hospital or provider cannot provide the medication for free due to antikickback
and beneficiary inducement prohibitions), there is a real risk that the patient will not fill his prescription at all, because of transportation issues or other difficulties in getting to a local community pharmacy.
Watnik R, Antikickback
versus Stark: what's the difference?
Laboratories excluded from EHR donation antikickback
statute safe harbor and Stark exceptic.
Issues of medical malpractice and federal antikickback
law have been identified (22); however, these issues are not themselves specific to digital pathology or telemedicine generally, and, with the possible exception of complicated conflict of law issues regarding medical malpractice, they can be informed by well-settled Internet and other laws, (23-25) and probably relatively easily dealt with as they arise.
She also counsels clients on health care fraud and abuse compliance issues, particularly those relating to the Antikickback
Statute, Stark Laws, and False Claims Act.
We spent a lot of time setting up and taking down the saws to see how well the stands worked and how easy it was to install and remove the blade guard and antikickback