Health Law Blog: OIG Releases Special Fraud Alert for Physician Owned Implant Distributorships

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Yesterday the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a special fraud alert addressing physician ownership in entities that derive revenue from implantable medical devices. While such arrangements are not per se prohibited under the Anti-Kickback Statute, the OIG views such ownership interests as inherently suspect and has outlined a number of concerns with such relationships.

Topics:  Anti-Kickback Statute, Fraud, Medical Devices, OIG, Physicians

Published In: General Business Updates, Health Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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