AMARILLO, TX - One of the safe harbors is the “Employee Safe Harbor.” It states that if a person is a bona fide employee (full-time or part-time) of a provider/supplier, the compensation paid to the employee does not violate the AKS.
AMARILLO, TX - Historically, DME suppliers have taken care of Medicare patients and have billed CMS directly. This is known as “Medicare fee-for-service” (Medicare FFS). Also, historically, suppliers have taken care of state Medicaid patients.
AMARILLO, TX - All health care providers, including DME suppliers, should be aware of the federal anti-kickback statute (“AKS”).