Distance Learning

With The Best Intentions: Recent Fraud and Abuse Issues Surrounding Waiver of Patient Co-Pays and the Provision of Free Patient Transportation - On Demand Recording

Recorded On: 04/16/2018

Time: 90 minutes
Session Format: On Demand Recording

Overview of the current state of the law, regulations, and guidance with regard to: (i) waivers of co-payments/patient responsibilities and (ii) the provision of free patient transportation.

  • Review of recent cases and settlements involving waivers of co-payments/patient responsibilities
  • Analysis of the evolution of the government’s guidance regarding the provision of free patient transportation, culminating in the Final December 2016 Transportation Safe Harbor to the Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Insight into how providers are dealing with these issues, as they balance patient access with state and federal requirements
  • With takes from various perspectives, including the government, in-house, and law firm viewpoints.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.  

  • AHLA Member: $145
  • Non-AHLA Member: $275

Sponsoring AHLA Group:

  • Fraud and Abuse Practice Group

Susan Edwards

Senior Counsel

Office of Counsel to the Inspector General
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, D.C.

Scott Richardson

VP, Associate General Counsel

LifePoint Health

John D. Barry


Epstein Becker
Newark, NJ

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