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for: ‘Anti-Kickback’

Telehealth Compensation Agreements Must Comply With Federal Law

A recent Fraud Alert issued by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cautions healthcare providers, and specifically physicians, to “…carefully consider the terms and conditions of medical directorships and other compensation arrangements before entering into them.” As growing numbers of providers experiment with incorporating telemedicine […]

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Speaker Spotlight Hear From Experts on the Cutting Edge of DTC Telehealth

Early Bird Rate Expiring! Speaker Spotlight!   The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) April 2015 Summit Agenda has been released and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) telemedicine will be the focus:   DTC Telemedicine–What’s Next:  Policy, Innovation, and the Markets. The April 2015 conference agenda will include topics, such as: Insurance Company Reimbursement for […]

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DaVita, US Government Appear Near Anti-Kickback Settlement

After nearly four years of investigation—both civil and criminal—and negotiations, leading dialysis provider DaVita Healthcare Partners appears to have come to an agreement with Office of the Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services, along with the U.S. Attorney based in Denver, over alleged anti-kickback statute violations. As reported by Modern Healthcare, DaVita will […]

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Webinar Speakers Announced! Minimize Telehealth Risk and Liability under Fraud and Abuse Laws

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) announces that two experts in the area of healthcare fraud and abuse will be the featured speakers at the CTeL November Washington Live Brown Bag:   How Your Telemedicine Program Can Minimize Risk and Avoid Liability Under the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Laws. This […]

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CTeL November Brown Bag Webinar: Minimize Risk, Avoid Liability Under the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Laws

Join us Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 12 noon – 1:00 pm (EDT) when The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) hosts the November Brown Bag Webinar:   How Can You Minimize Risk and Avoid Liability Under the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Laws Our presenters  for this important webinar will be two […]

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What you need to know in Telemedicine: HHS IG Info on Anti-Kickback Statute

From the Department of Health and Human Services’s Office of the Inspector General’s website:   Federal Anti-kickback Statute Video and Podcast The Anti-kickback Statute prohibits individuals or entities from knowingly and willfully offering, paying, soliciting, or receiving anything of value to induce or reward the referral of Federal health care program business. This audio and […]

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New CTeL Report: Telemedicine — Stark and Anti-Kickback

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) has released a legal and regulatory research report, “The Practice of Telemedicine: The Impact of Stark and Anti-Kickback.“  The report is authored by CTeL Legal Fellow, Salima Jamal Ali, Esquire, a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.  Ms. Ali currently advises […]

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Rene Quashie, Epstein Becker & Green Join CTeL Legal Resource Team

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL)  is pleased to announce a new facet of our organization’s service to our CTeL members:  The CTeL Legal Resource Team.   The first member of this team is Rene Quashie, CTeL’s legal and regulatory counsel. CTeL appreciates Rene’s continued involvement in delivering legal and regulatory […]

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Telemedicine Privacy, Security, and Anti-Kickback Webinar: What Do You Need to Know to Avoid Tripping Up (Legally!)

Join us Monday, October 17, 2011 at 12 noon (EDT), when the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) hosts the October Brown Bag Webinar, “Telemedicine Privacy, Security, and Anti-Kick Back–What Do You Need to Know to Avoid Tripping Up (Legally!),” on an all-new Webinar platform! We’ve scheduled an exciting program with two of the […]

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