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Compliance: Referrals: SNF Kickback Violations Take Center Stage In Enforcement

- Published on Fri, Aug 16, 2013
Furnishing free care to facility referral sources’ patients is a major no-no. Are you wondering why CMS, the OIG, DOJ and other enforcement officials are so interested in hospice-SNF relationships? A newly announced False Claims Act settlement may show you. A whistleblower lawsuit has resulted in a $1 million settlement of False Claims Act charges for Tampa, Fla.-based Hernando-Pasco Hospice [...]

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