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OIG: Exclusive laboratory arrangement may violate Anti-kickback Statute and result in exclusion for excessive charges

Milada Goturi March 31, 2015

The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued Advisory Opinion 15-04, which found that an exclusive arrangement between a laboratory and its referring physician practices could violate the Federal Antikickback Statute and constitute grounds for permissive exclusion from participation in Federal healthcare programs. READ MORE