The Stark Law is named after California U.S. Congressman, Peter Stark. It seeks to regulate how physicians refer Medicare and Medicaid patients. The law is part of the Omnibus Budget [...]
Growing Pains in Your Healthcare Practice or Healthcare Venture? We’ve had many clinical practices and healthcare ventures come to us asking how to mitigate risk of anti-kickback and [...]
An RN who is working on getting her NP recently called our law firm, asking whether he was engaging in illegal “fee-splitting” in her compensation arrangement with a physician. Physician [...]
Substance abuse treatment centers must steer carefully when sending patients for labs. Self-referral, anti-kickback, and fee-splitting rules can create legal enforcement issues and must be [...]
Is it fee-splitting to hire another medical doctor, chiropractor, acupuncturist, or other health care practitioner in your office and give them a “cut” of patient revenues? Fee-splitting, [...]
Do retrospective physician bonuses violate anti-kickback laws? Well they are problematic.
How Can A Healthcare Clinical Practice Bonus Its Staff, Employees, & Marketing Personnel Without Trigger Fee-Splitting and Anti-Kickback Issues?
Healthcare bonuses raise fee-splitting and anti-kickback issues; is there a workaround?
If you're a medical doctor, dentist, acupuncturist, chiropractor, or other licensed healthcare provider, and you offer your patients "9 sessions, get 1 free," have you violated kickback laws?
"I provide medical (or acupuncture, chiropractic, osteopathic, massage) services on an hourly basis and get paid a percentage of revenues in return.” Is that fee-splitting?