The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General recently issued Advisory Opinion 23-08, continuing its long-held position that the provision of value-added items and services implicates fraud and abuse laws, including the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Beneficiary Inducement Civil Monetary Penalty law.

Read on to learn how manufacturers, distributors, and other life sciences companies that seek to improve outcomes by providing value-added items and services to their customers continue to face challenges in developing compliant models.