Medical spas and integrative care centers can often benefit from management services models to structure arrangements in light of Stark, anti-kickback and fee-splitting legal rules.
Our law firm has detailed some of these issues in posts including:
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The legal advice our attorneys render to clients is constantly changing depending on the changing map of laws, regulations, and regulatory enforcement priorities. Although the management services model is very common, and the above articles lay out some of the permutations in detail, there are some caveats. Our Stark and anti-kickback / fee-splitting lawyers have included some legal concerns of note in these articles:
Before entering into any compensation arrangement that could implicate Stark, anti-kickback or fee-splitting laws, be sure to consult experienced health care legal counsel.
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