Robert G. Homchick

Robert G. Homchick

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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OIG Fraud Alert: Physicians in the Cross Hairs

On June 9, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a Fraud Alert focused on physician relationships. The Alert cautions physicians who enter into compensation arrangements...more

6/18/2015 - Anti-Kickback Statute Fair Market Value Fraud Alerts Healthcare HHS Hospitals Medical Directors OIG Physician Compensation Arrangements Physicians

Sometimes the Government is Here to Help: OIG Proposes More Flexibility in Rules Governing Local Transportation, Beneficiary...

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("OIG") just released a proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”) that provides long awaited guidance on patient transportation services, relaxes the...more

10/6/2014 - Affordable Care Act Anti-Kickback Statute Cost-Sharing Gainsharing HHS Hospitals Medicaid Medicare Medicare Part D OIG Physician Payments Physicians Proposed Regulation Retailers Transportation Expenses

Legislature Amends Washington Anti-Rebate Statute

In a thoughtful amendment to Washington’s Anti-Rebate Statute, the Legislature has aligned the parameters of chapter 19.68 RCW with those of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, granting greater protection for EHR donation...more

12/11/2013 - Anti-Corruption Anti-Kickback Statute Anti-Rebate Statutes Charitable Donations EHR New Legislation

Sebelius: "Qualified Health Plans Are Not Federal Health Care Programs"

In a letter to Rep. Jim McDermott dated Oct. 30, 2013, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius clarified that qualified health plans (“QHPs”) available on the health insurance exchanges under the...more

11/6/2013 - Affordable Care Act Anti-Kickback Statute Health Insurance Exchanges Healthcare HHS Kathleen Sebelius Qualified Health Plans

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