June 11, 2015

Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation Arrangements May Result in Significant Liability

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Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation Arrangements May Result in Significant Liability

In a brief statement from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General the government has tried to clarify their position on physician compensation arrangements and the need for them to truly reflect commercially reasonable rates. As Marc Raspanti of Pietragallo Gordon Alfanso Bosick & Raspanti, a former prosecutor, said: “the OIG has simply made clear what we all know; it takes two parties to cement a successful kickback arrangement. In health care, physicians are almost always the most pivotal and important party!”