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Discounts and Waivers – When are They Permissible? When are They Likely Illegal?
by: Robert Liles, J.D., M.S., M.B.A. & Paul Weidenfeld, Esq.
Outline: Health care providers often have a difficult time trying to determine when co-payments and deductibles may be properly waived. Similarly, the extension of “professional courtesy” continues to be a problem in many practices. In this session, we will cover the risks you face when waiving co-payments and / or deductibles involving government and private payor plans.
Participants will gain an understanding of the current health care fraud enforcement environment.
Participants will learn when waivers of co-payments and deductibles are permissible.
Participants will learn why the extension of a “professional courtesy” discount may be problematic .
Summary of the Federal Anti-Kickback Status
Safe and private Payor Concerns
Examples of Improper Kickbacks
Questions to ask when Assessing a Business Arrangement
Professional Courtesy/Waivers: Federal Anti-Kickback and False Claims Act Concerns