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fee-splitting

[fee-split-ing] /ˈfiˌsplɪt ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of dividing a fee for professional services between two professional persons, as between a referring doctor and a specialist, without the knowledge of the client.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Related forms
fee-splitter, noun
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  • Fees paid by one professional to another, such as fee-splitting or referral fees.
  • Social workers shall not participate in illegal fee-splitting arrangements, nor shall they give or accept kickbacks for referrals.
  • Thus, the only option available would have been a fee-splitting arrangement.
  • The policy behind fee-splitting is to prevent potential dangers to clients.

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