First Healthcare Compliance hosts Elizabeth Sullivan, Esq. and Emily A. Johnson, Esq., Members, of McDonald Hopkins LLC, for an interactive discussion on “Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA): Summary and Status.” In October 2018, the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA) was signed into law as part of the larger SUPPORT Act. It is an important piece of legislation impacting the healthcare industry, as a violation is punishable by a fine of up to $200,000 and/ or imprisonment of up to 10 years for each occurrence. We will be discussing a wide range of topics related to EKRA
1. Overview and understanding of Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act
2. Understand the similarities and differences between EKRA and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute
3. Obtain an understanding regarding prohibited compensation structures.