OIG Issues Final Rule Enlarging Civil Penalties and Amending Safe Harbors Under Anti-Kickback Statute

On December 7, 2016, the HHS Office of Inspector General published the long‐awaited final rule (the Rule) amending the safe harbors under the Anti‐Kickback Statute and the civil monetary penalty (CMP) rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rule changes become effective on January 6, 2017. The new and revised safe harbors protect certain payment practices [...]