Understanding Third Party Vendor Relationships

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email the Author Overview: Throughout a physician’s career, he/she will enter into several relationships with third party vendors – billing companies, EMR companies, marketing companies, internet providers, staffing companies and medical device/equipment suppliers to name a few. Prior to entering into these arrangements with third parties […]

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Understanding Chiropractor Lease Agreements & The Anti- Kickback Statute

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq.Email Mathew The rental of space in a physician’s office to a renter who, herself, provides health-related services creates a landlord-tenant arrangement between the physician and the renter.  The potential and actual abuses that have arisen from these arrangements have become so significant that the Office  of the  Inspector  General  (“the […]

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