September 2014 Oncology

Federal Anti-Kickback Statute Applied to Pharmacy Activities

September 12, 2014

Legal Focus

A chief financial officer of a pharmacy made payments to secure referrals for prescriptions to be dispensed and knew that commission-based arrangements between health care professionals and third parties are illegal. Was it reasonable for a jury to convict him based on a conclusion that his issuance of the checks was a willful act?