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As the healthcare industry continues to face unprecedented regulation, we work to keep our clients out of the headlines and in compliance with today’s regulatory and statutory requirements, including federal and state anti-kickback statutes, the Stark Law, the False Claims Act and U.S. export control laws, among others.

  • Represented all types of providers in conducting internal investigations regarding fraud and abuse concerns and allegations.
  • Represented various healthcare provider entities in the development and implementation of corporate compliance plans, including plan design, risk assessments, internal reviews, self-audits, voluntary disclosures and repayments to governmental and private health programs.
  • Assisted in internal and external investigations and regulatory compliance activities related to reimbursement, including evaluation and management coding, supervision and coverage requirements related to ancillary services and midlevel providers, and the Stark and anti-kickback laws.
  • Provided general Stark Law and fraud and abuse advice to hospitals and other healthcare providers regarding structuring compliant relationships with physicians and other referral sources, including contractual relationships, such as leases and employment and medical director agreements, and addressing the unique nature of such relationships in an academic medical center environment.
  • Provided general fraud and abuse advice to healthcare providers regarding structuring compliant relationships with beneficiaries relating to various issues, including the provision of discount cards, complementary local transportation, conducting health fairs, and deductible and copayment issues.

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