The Anti-Kickback Statute

The Anti-Kickback Statute criminalizes offering or receiving remuneration (defined as anything of value) in exchange for referring or generating federal healthcare business. Each violation can be punished by up to a $100,000 fine (up from $25,000 before 2018), 10 years in prison (up from 5 years before 2018), or both. Needless to say, these penalties are…