Electric Health Records Offers: What's a Doctor to Do?

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A hospital or pharmaceutical company offers to provide a physician with an electronic helath record (EHR) software system for free. Can the physician accept this offer?

If the physician refers patients to the donor hospital or pharmaceutical company, would this "donation" violate the federal Stark Law or Anti-Kickback Law or, in the case of New York based doctors, the state's Health Care Practitioner Referrals Act?

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Health Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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