Providers laud, HHS fights latest Hanlester case ruling over definition of kickbacks

Burda, David
May 1995
Modern Healthcare;5/1/95, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p24
Trade Publication
Reports that federal prosecutions of alleged provider kickback schemes may be hindered by the federal appeals court decision in the Hanlester, California clinical laboratories case. Plans of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ask the court to reconsider the ruling; Definition of what constitutes a violation of the Medicare anti-kickback law; Key issues in the case.


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