One of the most common reasons hospitals face costly regulatory enforcements is because of a technical violation in payments to their physicians. As a result, many hospitals and healthcare organizations have to enter into multi-million dollar settlements to resolve specific allegations.
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Looking to stay clear of regulatory scrutiny? These five things should help.
Did You Know?
Don’t get caught with your compliance pants down! Did you know that the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law for Physician Self-Referral are just a few of the regulations that have devastated hospitals who failed to remain compliant. Whether you are aware of the regulations or not, the DOJ has no tolerance for unintentional violations — filing false claims may result in fines of up to 3x the programs’ loss PLUS $11,000 per claim filed.
Key Stats from OIG Semiannual Report FY2020