All employeevolunteers of meadows regional medical

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All employee/volunteers of Meadows Regional Medical Center, Inc shall be informed of the confidentiality policies at the time of employment, and are required to sign a Confidentiality Statement. HIPAA = Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act Administration Policy: Confidentiality of Patient Information (HIPAA Compliance)
Meadows Health - Compliance & Ethics Policy Anti-Kickback and Stark Law Policy It is the policy of Meadows Health to comply with the Anti-Kickback Statute by prohibiting specific categories of referral payments, including kickbacks, bribes, or rebates. Any knowing and willful conduct involving the solicitation, receipt, offer, or payment of any kind of remuneration in return for referring an individual or recommending or arranging the purchase, lease, or ordering of an item or services that may be wholly or partially paid for under a federal health care program is prohibited. Our organization shall also comply with the Stark Law by prohibiting a physician from making referrals for certain designated health services (DHS) to an entity with which he or she (or a statutorily defined family member) has a financial relationship (ownership, investment, or compensation), unless an exception applies .
Meadows Health - Compliance & Ethics Policy ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE The federal Anti-Kickback Statute prohibits the knowing and willful solicitation, offer, payment or acceptance of any remuneration (including any kickback, bribe or rebate) directly or indirectly, overtly or covertly, in cash or in kind: for referring an individual for a service or item covered by a federal health care program, or for purchasing, leasing, ordering, or arranging for or recommending the purchase, lease, or order of any good, facility, service or item reimbursable under a federal health care program.
Meadows Health - Compliance & Ethics Policy ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE Violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute is a felony, punishable by up to five years imprisonment and/or a $25,000 fine. In addition, violation can result in exclusion from federal health care programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, and parallel loss of state licensure, hospital privileges and participation in managed care contracts. Meadows Health Personnel are strictly prohibited from soliciting or accepting anything of value in exchange for individual referrals or in exchange for purchasing or leasing any item or services which may be reimbursed by Medicare, Medicare, or any Federal or State health care program.
Meadows Health - Compliance & Ethics Policy ANTI-KICKBACK STATUTE The Anti-Kickback has statutory exceptions for: Bona fide payments to W-2 employees; Discounts; Payments to purchasing agents; Certain transactions that fit within “Safe Harbors”; Specific risk-sharing arrangements; and Prescription drug discounts for certain beneficiaries.
Meadows Health - Compliance & Ethics Policy STARK LAW The Stark Law: Prohibits a physician from making referrals for certain designated health services (DHS) to an

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