Office of Inspector General’s Advisory Opinion 08-08 Discusses

On July 18, 2008, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services (“OIG”) issued Advisory Opinion 08-08 addressing potential violations of the Anti-kickback statute (“AKS”) in relation to the joint ownership of an ambulatory surgery center (“ASC”) by a hospital and physician group (“ASC Arrangement”). The OIG addressed two safe harbor provisions within the Advisory Opinion.

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