DOTmed News recently spoke to the risk management team at Omnisure Consulting Group to find out how hospital employees can safeguard the integrity of their own facilities.
According to Tim Soefje, an Omnisure consultant and attorney at Stamer, Chadwick, Soefje, PLLC, most self-referral cases are more complicated than the one making waves in New Jersey.
"Self-referral laws differ dramatically from federal-to-state and state-to-state levels," cautioned Soefje "The evolving interpretations of these laws has created a serious problem of compliance even for the most wary [providers]."
Carol Marshal, another consultant from Omnisure, described herself as a strong advocate of robust Corporate Compliance Programs. She suggested the following four guidelines to help facilities ensure they remain on the right side of the law
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