Now is the time for all home care providers to review agreements and their practices with regard to payments to referring physicians.
The proposed rules recognize that incentives are different in a healthcare system that pays for value rather than the volume of services provided.
Why Do Providers Continue to Enter Into Business/Referral Relationships Without Meeting Applicable Requirements?
Why do providers continue to enter into business/referral relationships without meeting applicable requirements, thereby violating the law?
The OIG posted Advisory Opinion No. 10-03 on March 6, 2019, which permits hospitals to provide free, in-home follow up care to discharged patients.