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Advisory Opinion 99-05

Whether an annual fee imposed by city ordinance on ambulance companies wishing to provide ambulance services in the city (the "Ambulance Fee") constitutes prohibited remuneration under the anti-kickback statute, section 1128B(b) of the Social Security Act (the "Act"), and, if so, whether the Ambulance Fee assessment constitutes grounds for the imposition of sanctions.

Advisory Opinion 99-05