Jeremy Miller Discusses the Legality of Your Medical Director Agreement

On April 5, a jury in Kansas City, Mo., convicted two physicians, Robert LaHue, DO, and Ronald LaHue, DO, and two former Baptist Medical Center administrators of violating the Medicare- Medicaid antikickback law. The physicians were convicted of receiving illegal kickbacks for referring their nursing home patients to the hospital. The kickbacks were disguised as “consulting fees” for allegedly setting up and operating an integrated geriatric care program.

Learn more at: Is Your Medical Director Agreement Illegal? American Medical News, June 1999

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