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PODs Alert: HHS Inspector General Issues Fraud Warning For Physician-Owned Device Distributors

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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The March 26 special fraud alert reiterates the HHS watchdog’s “longstanding position that the opportunity for a referring physician to earn a profit, including through an investment in an entity for which he or she generates business, could constitute illegal remuneration under the anti-kickback statute.”

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