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Structuring a compensation system to encourage the behaviors necessary to manage health care delivery in a managed care environment will largely avoid violating Stark and the fraud and abuse laws.
Although final rules issued recently by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General provide exceptions to these fraud and abuse laws for HIT, they do not go far enough, stated Premier Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Blair Childs in the letter.
Consequently, the essential elements of a violation of the fraud and abuse laws are present: remuneration in the form of accepting less than normal charge in exchange for a stream of referrals.
The new causes of action supplement other claims for Federal and State computer fraud and abuse laws, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, trespass to chattels and detinue (wrongful taking of property belonging to another) that are already pending in SecureInfo's lawsuit.
In this capacity, he counseled the health care industry on the interpretation and application of federal fraud and abuse laws and on clinical joint ventures throughout the country.