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Author: Kylie Mote | Milligan Lawless, Phoenix AZ
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On June 9, 2015, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Fraud Alert in which it warns physicians to carefully consider the terms and conditions of medical directorships and other compensation arrangements.[1]  While many compensation arrangements are legitimate, the OIG emphasizes that these arrangements can violate the Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”) if not carefully structured.[2]

[1] Office of Inspector General, Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation Arrangements May Result in Significant Liability (June 9, 2015).

[2] Id.

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