OIG Unfavorably Reviews a Laboratory Management Company's Proposed Provision of Allergy Testing and Related Services in Exchange for a Percentage of Gross Collections

A new OIG fraud and abuse Advisory Opinion sheds makes percentage-based MSO arrangements questionable, where Medicare is involved.

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11:11:11 to the 11:11:11th power

11:11:11 came in with prosperity blessings as the transformational shift awaited for centuries....

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Professional Medical Corporation or LLC? Fictitious Name Permit?

When physicians try to "partner" with non-physicians, they often confront challenges under the corporate practice of medicine rule.

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Medicare Options for Physicians: Participation, Non-Participation, or Opt Out

Physicians sometimes unwittingly run afoul of Medicare legal rules by not knowing the difference between non-participation, their default status short of participation, and opting out, which requires doctors to take specific action steps.

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