Tag Archives: Referral

CMS Mulling Changes to CLIA Personnel, Proficiency Testing Referral Rules

CMS is requesting information from the public on potential changes to longstanding Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) personnel, histocompatibility, and related policies, which have not been comprehensively updated since 1992. With regard to personnel requirements, CMS seeks information … Continue reading

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HHS OIG Finds Potential Anti-Kickback Violations in Online Referral Service

In an advisory opinion dated May 13, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") warned the operator of an online referral system that charging health care providers a fee to list their services … Continue reading

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4 Myths That Keep Attorneys From Building a Referral Based Practice

The Rainmaker Institute is the nation’s largest law firm marketing company that specializes in helping small law firms and solo practitioners generate more and better referrals and fill their practice. Over 6,000 attorneys have benefited from applying our proven Rainmaker … Continue reading

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Two Los Angeles Physicians, Alleged Clinic Owner And Four Clinic Workers Arrested For Performing Unnecessary Tests And Illegal Referral Fees

On October 30, 2010, seven people (including two physicians) were arrested and charged with seven counts relating to the operation of a medical clinic in North Hollywood. The criminal counts charged were: conspiracy, making fraudulent claims for healthcare benefits, making … Continue reading

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