Lisa A. Lyons quoted in article “Beware: Gifts from patients can create compliance headaches”Medical Practice Compliance Alert 03/02/15
Following is an excerpt:
- Gifts meant to gain extra services from the physician or to influence the physician to give the patient preferential treatment, such as to be accepted or recommended for an experimental clinical trial.
- Gifts that could create financial hardship on a patient or family.
- Gifts that are extravagant.