Life Science Compliance Update

May

2017

A Port in Any Storm – Adding New Safe Harbors to the Anti-Kickback Statute

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Robert N. Wilkey, Esq., Staff Writer for Life Science Compliance Update

On December 7, 2016, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) approved new safe harbors to the federal anti-kickback statute (“AKS”) and amendments to the civil monetary penalty (“CMP”) rules, including recognizing new statutory exceptions, seeking to alleviate blanket prohibitions, and regulatory measures to promote access to care. In doing so, the OIG is ushering in a new era for compliance and providing life science companies some refuge from the regulatory storm.

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