April 2, 2019

02 April 2019

Recent Summary Judgment Decision Highlights Potential AKS Concerns Associated with Promotional Speakers Programs

A recent decision from the Southern District of New York denying defendants’ motion for summary judgment identified a number of characteristics of a pharmaceutical company’s promotional speakers program that may raise concerns under the Anti-Kickback Statute. The opinion highlights the features of the promotional speaker program at issue that persuaded the court that it ran afoul of the AKS.