OIG Extends Electronic Health Records Safe Harbor Under the Anti-Kickback Statute

The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released the final rule amending the safe harbor regulation for electronic health records items and services.  The final rule, published in the December 27, 2013 Federal Register, extends the safe harbor until December 31, 2021; updates the provision under which electronic health records software is deemed interoperable; removes the requirement for electronic prescribing capability; excludes laboratories from protected donors; and clarifies the condition that prohibits a donor from taking any action to limit or… Read More >