anti-kickback statute

anti-kickback statute

(ant″i-kik′bak″),

AKBS

A U.S. law that prohibits health care providers from receiving bribes, payments, or rebates in exchange for the referral of patients to a health care facility or for the purchase of health-related products or services.
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Celgene paid physicians kickbacks for prescribing the medications, a violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute.
Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General as "various payment and business practices that, although they potentially implicate the Federal anti-kickback statute, are not treated as offenses under the statute.
The lawsuit also alleged Atrium provided financial grants and other kickbacks to doctors in violation of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
In Agape, the plaintiffs-relators filed a qui tam action in 2012, alleging that the defendants violated the FCA, the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Health Care Fraud Statute by submitting false claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare for nursing home-related services, hospice-related care and general inpatient services.
The Anti-Kickback Statute also could come into play if value-based arrangements generate renumeration.
Breen: The Anti-Kickback Statute also could come into play if value-based arrangements generate renumeration.
history paid by a medical device firm for violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute, which prohibits outlays to induce purchases paid for by federal healthcare programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, according to the U.
Probes may include inquiries related to the False Claims Act, Stark Law, or Anti-Kickback Statute.
Magsino's felony conviction which is of conspiracy and of violating the anti-kickback statute carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
On deck are cases that could reshape Stark Law, the Anti-kickback Statute, and the 60-day federal overpayment rule.
The Medicare Anti-Kickback statute prohibits (USLegal, Inc.