On October 30, 2013, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”), Kathleen Sebelius (“Secretary”), released a letter to Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) answering the question of whether qualified health plans (“QHPs”) purchased through the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) marketplaces are subject to the Anti-Kickback Statute.
For the Anti-Kickback Statute to apply, the QHPs must be considered a “federal health care program” as defined by the Anti-Kickback Statute. “Federal health care program” is defined as “any plan or program that provides health benefits, whether directly, through insurance, or otherwise, which is funded directly, in whole or in part, by the United States Government…or any State health care program….”
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