Opioid Law Includes New Kickback Penalties for Drug Treatment Facilities/Labs Print
Written by Vitale Health Law   
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 18:22
Last month, President Trump signed into law a bill designed to address matters relating to opioid use and abuse. Dubbed the "Support Act" an acronym for Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment, it includes a broad assortment of provisions to address the nation's opioid crisis. One of the more significant provisions is Section 8122 known as Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 (EKRA). It creates an all-payor, anti-kickback prohibition that extends to arrangements with recovery homes, clinical labs, and clinical treatment facilities and comes with criminal penalties for taking or paying a kickback.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 18:26