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The Long Arm of the Law – Healthcare Fraud and the Travel Act

and William G. Kaufmann, Jr., JD/MBA | Published 06/18/2019
 
The Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and False Claims Act have been the primary enforcement tools used by federal prosecutors to curb healthcare fraud in the hospital sector.  These regulations have been used to focus [...]
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Market Value Should be “Defendable,” Not “Fair,” Experts Say

June 10, 2019 CenterWatch Weekly

By: Brandon May | Featuring Andrea Ferrari, JD, MPH, Partner - HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. | May 27, 2019

Published in CenterWatch Weekly

Establishing a fair market value for a clinical trial that both sponsors and sites can agree on often is easier said than done. There is little or no consensus on the “fair” price to be paid for clinical [...]

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The Role of Valuation Firms in the Self-Disclosure Process

Author: Barbara Landy, MBA, MHS, FACHE | Published: 04/17/2019

Occasionally, healthcare entities may have the need to perform a review of their compensation arrangements with healthcare providers, which may surface compliance concerns about such arrangements.  Healthcare entities facing possible self-disclosure of violations under various [...]

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Special Fair Market Value (FMV) Considerations for International Physicians

April 02, 2019 Erica Jacobovits, JD

Author: Erica Jacobovits, JD | Published: 04/02/2019

It is a well-documented threat that the United States is currently facing a shortage of physicians, a trend which is expected to exacerbate in the near future.  According to one study conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the U.S. will face a shortage of as many as [...]

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What Not to Do When Structuring Telemedicine Arrangements: Part 2

December 24, 2018 Kevin Cassell

Published: 12/24/2018 | Author: Kevin Cassell

As covered in Part 1 of this article, the growth and evolution of the telemedicine industry has changed the healthcare landscape.  It is essential to keep up with the changes to ensure your telemedicine arrangements are commercially reasonable and provide compensation that is consistent with fair [...]

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What Not to Do When Structuring Telemedicine Arrangements: Part 1

December 19, 2018 Kevin Cassell

Published: 12/19/2018 | Author: Kevin Cassell

The proliferation of telemedicine has opened a new frontier in contracting for physician services.  With its increasing feasibility as a patient care option, a wide variety of healthcare providers have turned to telemedicine programs to secure affordable coverage in the face of physician shortages [...]

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