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INSIGHT: OIG Proposed AKS Safe Harbors for Patient Incentives—Getting Patients Involved

October 29, 2019

In Part 2 of a Bloomberg Law series on proposed Stark and anti-kickback rules, Morgan Lewis partners Katie McDermott and Matt Hogan and associate Jake Harper examine patient engagement provisions and note their essential role. But, they say, the Office of Inspector General and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services could go farther, for example, and relax their long-standing bias against cash, coupons, or cash equivalents to patients as part of support management activities.

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