Tag Archives: Stark Law

Gabriel Imperato Published in Compliance Today Magazine

Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Gabriel Imperato was published in the June 2015 issue of the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) Compliance Today magazine. Please click here to view his article, “Understanding the Halifax case and its implications for physician arrangements.”

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Lester Perling and Shachi Mankodi Published in Compliance Today Magazine

Fort Lauderdale Partner Lester Perling and Associate Shachi Mankodi were published in the January 2015 issue of the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) Compliance Today magazine. Please click here to view their article, “Packed deals and Letters of Protection: Fraud … Continue reading

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OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert Focusing on Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians

By: Stephen H. Siegel, Esq. On June 25, 2014, the HHS- Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued its “Special Fraud Alert: Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians.” The OIG focused on blood-specimen collection, processing, and packaging arrangements, as well as so-called … Continue reading

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Gabriel Imperato to speak at HCCA Audit & Compliance Committee Conference

Gabriel Imperato, managing partner of Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office and co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Compliance Practice Group, will be a featured speaker at the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) Audit & Compliance Committee Conference. … Continue reading

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ACOs, HIPAA-HITECH and OHCAs

By: Stephen Siegel An ACO might be a HIPAA Covered Entity, a Business Associate, or both. Unlike the waivers to the Federal health care programs’ Kickback Prohibition and the so-called Stark Law for arrangements that further the MSSP’s “triple aim”, … Continue reading

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EHR Safe Harbor and Exceptions Extended

By: Fred Segal On April 10, 2013, the Officer of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed three year extensions to the Anti-Kickback Safe Harbor and Stark Law exception regarding donations of electronic … Continue reading

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Deciphering ACO Exclusivity for Specialist Physicians

By Stephen Siegel and Fred Segal On November 3, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the “Final Rule” setting forth the parameters for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to participate in Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). One … Continue reading

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