Giving Healthcare Leases or Free Space to certain providers for referring business - Real Estate:
Giving or receiving leased space from a hospital, clinic or lab, for free. When the incentive for providing the free space is the amount of referrals the other business provides. For example allowing an outside surgeon to setup an office inside a hospital for free or at a very highly discounted rate, when in reality it is being done because of the volume or value of referrals. Similarly, a lab company that gives free space to a doctor because they expect referrals back from the doctor. Healthcare employers and healthcare whistleblowers are on the lookout for free benefits of space provided in exchange for referrals or Medicare or insurance compensated increase in revenue dollars.