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With all the useful information available on Physicians Practice, it is easy to become overwhelmed.
With this in mind, the tip of the week is a chance to reflect on some of the wisdom found all across the site. In the October 2021 article on eight gifts that violate the anti-kickback statute, Sara Kropf writes the following:
The Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) prohibits offering, paying or receiving anything of value in return for referrals for which payments are made by a government program (including Medicaid, Medicare and Tricare). These include:
1). Providing free dinners or lunches to physicians
2). Travel expenses paid to physicians
3). Above fair market value agreements for speaking and teaching”