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By HBS on November 19, 2013
The AMA’s Code of Medical Ethics Opinion 6.12 explains why routine waivers are unethical, particularly when a clinic advertises a willingness to waive copayments. Further, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has long taken the position that routine waiver of copayments constitutes an illegal kickback, which is a felony. According to Physician’s Practice, http://www.physicianspractice.com/blog/medical-practices-think-twice-before-waiving-copays, the routine [...]