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OIG Settlements Prove Physician Fraud Continues
The activities of a few bad physicians in the healthcare industry will continue to make the business of healthcare an overly regulated one.
Stark Law and Anti-Kickback: What Physicians Should Know
If you have federal health plan patient, you need to pay careful attention to the rules of the Stark Law and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
CMS' Self-Disclosure Protocol: Good Intent, Bad Process
While the concept of physicians disclosing potential wrongdoing might appear valid on paper, it is actually more trouble that it is worth.
Lawsuit Highlights Dangers of Physician Self-Referral
If you as a physician have ownership interests in any facility that you refer patients to, be sure you are in compliance with federal and state statutes.
Physicians and Gifts: A Legal Primer
Before you give — or receive — a gift this year, understand the federal and state laws that govern gifts to physicians and medical practices.
Participation in EHR Donation Program Requires Due Diligence
EHRs can be expensive for small practices. But a stipulation of the Stark Law allows a hospital to donate funds and partner with you for meaningful use.
Health Law Opinion Letters: A Primer for Physician Investors
If properly done, a health law opinion letter may insulate physicians from prosecution or penalties associated with their investment decisions.
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