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The Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute are two of the most important tools used by the federal government to fight fraud and abuse in the health care sector. By imposing stiff criminal penalties to offenders, the government reaps favorable results in alleviating illegal activities, and in ensuring compliance from health care providers.
Moreover, although these laws grant safe harbors and exceptions which undeniably help compliance, providers must still be cautious to avoid challenges and pitfalls, especially in an ever-dynamic sector such as health care. Federal updates impacting health care laws, like the Bipartisan Budget Act legislation last February 2018, must also be taken into consideration.
To help health care providers and other affected entities prevent risks of violation, Pepper Partner John W. Jones Jr. will provide an in-depth discussion of Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. Mr. Jones also will present substantive insights guided by the most significant and latest developments and will offer practical strategies in maximizing the safe harbor provisions and exceptions.
In a live webcast, Mr. Jones will discuss: