“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Teddy Roosevelt
Ride along with Mark as he discusses why you must take the things you hear with a grain of salt.
The layers of bureaucracy that were supposedly meant to insulate the doctors from the “hassles of running a medical practice” out hassled the actual “hassles of running a medical practice.” Go figure.
The moral of the story is to exercise tremendous diligence and implement operational checks and balances in connection with the presentation, and in some cases, payment, of invoices.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses the need to carefully vet your participation in any telemedicine or telehealth arrangement.
Some say that you’re the composite of the five people with whom you spend the most time.
In general terms, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”) prohibits the offer, demand, payment, and acceptance of remuneration—that is, of anything of value—for referrals.
To paraphrase William Shakespeare, a rose by any other name might just be fraud.
Don’t set yourself up to go to prison by thinking you are setting the government up to overpay you.