antikickback law

Legislation enacted to prevent industries from having an unfair advantage in obtaining government contracts, in which a company 'X' would offer an illegal 'kickback' fee to a person instrumental in ensuring that 'X' would get a lucrative contract for a service performed or product sold

antikickback law

Health care law Legislation enacted to prevent industries from having an unfair advantage in obtaining government contracts, where a company 'X' would offer a illegal 'kickback' fee to a person instrumental in ensuring that 'X' would get a lucrative contract for a service performed or product sold. See Kickback.
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Issues of medical malpractice and federal antikickback law have been identified (22); however, these issues are not themselves specific to digital pathology or telemedicine generally, and, with the possible exception of complicated conflict of law issues regarding medical malpractice, they can be informed by well-settled Internet and other laws, (23-25) and probably relatively easily dealt with as they arise.
Tellier: Not everyone realizes that GPOs are "safe harbors" under Medicare fraud-and-abuse rules and federal antikickback law.
Joseph Regional Medical Center be came one of the first institutions in the United States to be prosecuted for violating the federal antikickback law because of illegal deals it made with physicians in exchange for referrals from 1991 to 1993.
Joseph Regional Medical Center became one of the first institutions in the country to be prosecuted for violating the federal antikickback law.
The federal government's scrutiny of physician financial relationships was widely publicized earlier this year when two physicians were indicted for alleged violations of the antikickback law.
New voluntary guidelines proposed by the federal government say that such actions--depending on how they're carried out--may be suspect under the False Claims Act, the federal antikickback law.
McCarty Thornton, Associate General Counsel for the Inspector General Division of HHS, issued the opinion that some of these transactions may violate the Medicare and Medicaid antikickback law.
Joseph Regional Medical Center became one of the first institutions in the country to be prosecuted for violating the federal antikickback law because of illegal deals it made with physicians in exchange for referrals from 1991 to 1993.
From a legal standpoint, enhancements that "go too far" may be viewed as illegal inducements to physicians to refer patients to the hospital under the federal antikickback law or evidence of private inurement from a federal tax standpoint.
Joseph Regional Medical Center be came one of the first institutions in the country to be prosecuted for violating the federal antikickback law because of illegal deals it made with physicians in exchange for referrals from 1991 to 1993.
New voluntary guidelines proposed by the federal government claim that such actions--depending on how they're carried out--may be suspect under the False Claims Act, the federal antikickback law.
New government guidelines spell out situations in which primary care physicians and specialists can legitimately refer patients back and forth to each other without running afoul of a federal antikickback law.