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OIG Fraud Alert Focuses on Physician Compensation Arrangements
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. While many compensation arrangements are legitimate, the OIG emphasizes that these arrangements can violate the Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”) if not carefully structured.
 Office of Inspector General, Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation Arrangements May Result in Significant Liability (June 9, 2015).