Healthcare FMV Advisors News & Updates

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General ("OIG") recently issued Advisory Opinion 09-05 (the "Advisory Opinion"), which analyzes a hospital's proposal to compensate physicians for on-call services provided to the hospital's uninsured emergency department patients (the "On-Call Arrangement") under the federal anti-kickback statute (the "Antikickback Law").

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The OIG released an Open Letter to Health Care Providers that refines the Self-Disclosure Protocol ("SDP"). To more effectively fulfill our mission and allocate our resources, we are narrowing the SDP’s scope regarding the physician self-referral law. OIG will no longer accept disclosure of a matter that involves only liability under the physician self-referral law in the absence of a colorable anti-kickback statute violation.

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Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's Healthcare (JHSMH), Kentucky, agreed to pay $130,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks and physician self-referrals.

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San Jacinto Methodist Hospital (SJMH), Texas, agreed to pay $21,025.62 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks and physician self-referrals.

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The King's Daughters' Hospital and Health Services (Hospital), Indiana, agreed to pay $391,500 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minnesota, agreed to pay $350,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to physician self-referrals.

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Ivinson Hospital, Wyoming, agreed to pay $635,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks.

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Bernhardt Laboratories, Inc. (BLI), Michael J. Bernhardt, M.D., and Michael J. Bernhardt, M.D.P.A., Florida, agreed to pay $100,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law b y submitting claims in violation of the Stark Law.

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WASHINGTON – Lester E. Cox Medical Centers, a health care system headquartered in Springfield, Mo., has agreed to pay the United States to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Statute between 1996 and 2005, by entering into certain financial relationships with referring doctors at a local physician group and engaging in improper billing practices with respect to Medicare.

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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, South Carolina, agreed to pay $780,000 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law provisions applicable to kickbacks.

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