G2 Intelligence — a 30+ year leader in research, reporting, and analysis on the business of the diagnostic laboratory industry — announced today the release of Lab Compliance Essentials: Navigating RAC Audits, False Claims Act, Stark and the Anti-Kickback Statute, an important new guide for clinical laboratories and pathology practices of all sizes.
“Whether you’re a large laboratory with a robust compliance program and legal counsel on staff, or a small-to-mid size lab or pathology group faced with navigating these murky waters alone, Lab Compliance Essentials delivers insight into compliance risks faced by all — while providing direction on how to minimize these risks,” according to Kimberly Scott, G2’s Managing Editor and editor of the report.
Lab Compliance Essentials covers today’s most urgent compliance topics, with detailed sections on:
- Strategies for Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls in Laboratory Sales and Marketing
- Negotiating Complex Legal and Compliance Issues in Contractual Relationships Between Hospitals and Hospital-Based Pathologists
- Preparing For and Living Through a RAC Audit: A Guide for the Clinical Laboratory
- Keep the Whistle Away from the Whistleblower: Strategies for Minimizing False Claims Act Lawsuits
- Plus appendices on: Laboratory Compliance Guidance; Special Fraud Alerts; and HEAT Provider Compliance Training
“Fraudulent billing practices and concerns about the legality of discounts offered to payers by clinical laboratories remain key areas of scrutiny for federal and state officials,” says Dan Houder, COO and Publisher, G2 Intelligence. “False claims, illegal kickbacks, and violations of the prohibition on self-referral are also on their radar. With so much risk, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continuing to beef up its efforts to combat fraud and abuse in health care, labs and pathologists need the guidance provided in this report more than ever.”
G2’s guide is also invaluable training tool for all team members, including:
- Compliance Officers
- General Counsel
- Sales Managers and Staff
- Lab Managers and Administrators
- Billing and Coding Specialists
- Practice Administrators
Authored by experts who know — a cadre of respected health care industry attorneys:
- George Breen, Esq., and Daniel Gospin, Esq., Epstein, Becker & Green
- Hope Foster, Esq., Mintz Levin
- David Gee, Esq., Garvey Schubert Barer
- Jane Pine Wood, Esq., McDonald Hopkins
About G2 Intelligence
Advancing the Business of Diagnostic Medicine
G2 Intelligence provides timely, accurate, and trusted analysis of industry and market trends, legal and regulatory developments, and technology and innovation that directly affect the operations, financial performance, and competitive position of diagnostic testing laboratories and related medical services providers.
G2 Intelligence has covered and reported on the diagnostic industry for over 30 years. Today, the company delivers topical and analytical periodicals, proprietary research studies, and custom advisory services, and through live and virtual events, facilitates industry meetings and information exchanges.
G2 Intelligence is a division of Kennedy Information, LLC, a leading provider of professional markets analysis. Kennedy’s parent company, Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Its network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance — the information that matters most to professionals.
More information is available for you at www.G2Intelligence.com.
Daniel Houder, 800-531-1026
COO and Publisher
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