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HHS OIG Keeps Eye Out For Device Firms Engaging In Speaker Program Fraud

Medtech manufacturers are targeted for Anti-Kickback Statute violations in OIG Special Fraud Alert addressing excessive honorarium, free meals at events

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The US health department's Office of Inspector General issued a special fraud alert under the Anti-Kickback Statute on health care speaker programs, to cut down on lucrative speaker deals and free meals to induce device purchases.

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