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The Use of Fair Market Value Assessments for Health Care Leasing Arrangements


Posted on November 13, 2014 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Under both the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, space lease arrangements between referring physicians and hospitals are coming under growing scrutiny as the government’s concentration on eliminating Medicare and Medicaid fraud and overpayments increases. Safe harbors and exceptions with respect to lease arrangements exist under both statutes with one of the requirements being... READ MORE

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The Top 5 Regulatory Issues Affecting Hospital Leasing Arrangements


Posted on October 3, 2014 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Over the past decade, hospitals have become increasingly regulated. In response, most hospitals have elected to implement corporate compliance programs. While these programs serve an important purpose, most fail to specifically address an area that is highly regulated – the leasing of hospital real estate. Managing hospital leasing arrangements can be extremely tedious work... READ MORE

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