Judge Upholds $237M Tuomey Judgment, May Set ‘Troubling’ Precedent for Hospitals


Daniel Melvin said a court decision penalizing a hospital for ignoring the Stark Law advice from one of several lawyers suggests that providers are putting themselves at risk by obtaining more than one legal opinion when making decisions governed by the law, since this creates “some risk of not acting in good faith because you disregarded or didn’t follow the advice of the negative opinion.” Read the full article