• OIG Issues Special Advisory Bulletin on &quotOffering Gifts and Other Inducements to Beneficiaries"
  • May 14, 2003
  • Law Firm: Reed Smith LLP - Pittsburgh Office
  • On August 30, 2002, the Office of Inspector General ("OIG") of the Department of Health and Human Services issued a Special Advisory Bulletin providing guidance on the OIG's interpretation of a statute which prohibits anyone from furnishing remuneration which they know (or should know) is likely to influence a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary's selection of a particular provider, practitioner, or supplier.