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Letter from Associate General Counsel, Inspector General Division, to Assistant General Counsel, American Hospital Association

Response to letter requesting assistance in interpreting the scope of prohibited referrals under the Medicare and Medicaid anti-kickback statute with respect to the acquisition of physician practices.   

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Issued by: Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Issue Date: November 02, 1993

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