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OIG Expands New Stark Law “Blanket Waivers” to Provide Additional Protection Under Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

On April 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released a policy statement (“Policy Statement”), in which the OIG announced that it will “exercise its enforcement discretion not to impose administrative sanctions under the Federal anti-kickback statute” (“AKS”), for certain arrangements established in connection with responding to […]

$30 Billion in HHS Financial Relief Has Begun to Hit Provider Bank Accounts – Providers May Also Apply for Medicare’s Accelerated and Advance Payment Program

Medicare-enrolled health care providers have started to receive payments from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) from the Public Health and Emergency Fund of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). The distributions will amount to a total of $30 billion out of a total of $100 billion comprising […]
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