FRAUD AND ABUSE RISKS IN DIGITAL HEALTH IN THE US: WHAT TECH COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTHCARE ENFORCEMENT

On 10 February, White & Case LLP published Part II of a 2-part series saying that one of the most important risks to explore is whether the US government might contend that any arrangements involve kickbacks in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute.  Particularly in the context of digital health, such kickback risk could be non-obvious.  It says that there are 3 types of potential kickbacks: kickbacks to patients; kickbacks to healthcare providers (and other decision-makers); and kickbacks to the technology company.  Part I says that healthcare enforcement can lead to significant criminal and civil penalties.

https://www.whitecase.com/publications/alert/fraud-and-abuse-risks-digital-health-what-tech-companies-need-know-about-part-2

https://www.whitecase.com/publications/alert/fraud-and-abuse-risks-digital-health-what-tech-companies-need-know-about

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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