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If properly done, a health law opinion letter may insulate physicians from prosecution or penalties associated with their investment decisions.

No matter how cleverly structured, schemes to circumvent Stark Law are risky for physicians, and the consequences of failing to comply can be devastating.

A recent decision by HHS' Office of the Inspector General raises some interesting issues with ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

With health insurance exchanges on the horizon, some controlled by HHS, will federal laws fighting fraud and abuse have new teeth for physicians and practices?

Here's an explanation of the rationale behind the Stark Law, the government's conflict of interest statute your medical practice needs to be aware of.

Antiquated though the distinctions between socialism, communism, and capitalism may seem, healthcare would do well to keep one eye on lessons learned long ago.

The physicians' oath not only predicts major federal statutes, but also reminds that a respectful team approach to healthcare is vital.

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