Professional Courtesy Vs. Stark and Medicare Law

Stark Anti-Kickback Laws and Treating Medicare Aged Family Physicians may provide “professional courtesy” discounts to other physicians as well as to those with whom they work or have personal relationships (e.g., office staff, hospital employees, and family members). However, professional courtesy services can create legal liabilities under Stark anti-kickback laws that define the practice as...
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Regulations that Govern Practice Fees

Our friends and partners at ChiroHealthUSA share these quick, informative videos that outline key instructional points about the “why” behind the compliance issues that arise from a broken fee system. The risks that come with improper fee systems are unnecessary exposure when creating and maintaining a compliant fee system. Review these quick tutorials and be...
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Dangers of Improper Discounting

Protect Yourself From Discounting Violations Discounting for cash paying patients has been going on ever since insurance coverage for chiropractic care began. Many providers feel that “everyone does it” so, therefore, it must be OK. However, there is a myriad of regulations that apply to healthcare financial matters and running afoul of these rules can...
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