Lab Kickback Settlement: Lessons for DME Suppliers

April 7, 2023

AMARILLO, TX - On April 4, 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a press release discussing a $5.9 million settlement with Genotox Laboratories. The Genotox settlement provides valuable lessons to DME suppliers.

OIG Audit of Medicare Advantage Program

April 1, 2023

AMARILLO, TX - Within the last 10 years, the DME industry has witnessed the encroachment of Medicare Advantage (“MA”) into their lives.

Fraud and Abuse Laws: Cliff’s Note Summary

March 25, 2023

AMARILLO, TX - DME suppliers are highly regulated. They must comply with federal and state statutes and regulations, published guidance by federal and state regulatory and enforcement agencies, and requirements of third party payors.

Offshore Call Centers And Excluded Individuals

March 11, 2023

AMARILLO, TX - Increasingly, DME suppliers are contracting with offshore call centers for assistance with business process outsourcing (BPO).

Employee Retention Tax Credit: What It Means to DME Suppliers

March 3, 2023

AMARILLO, TX - The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a federal tax credit for eligible employers.

Providing Free Services To Physicians: Latest OIG Guidance

February 21, 2023

Free services save the physician money and free services constitute “remuneration” in violation of the federal anti-kickback statute (AKS).