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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Fees paid by one professional to another, such as
or referral fees.
Social workers shall not participate in illegal
arrangements, nor shall they give or accept kickbacks for referrals.
Thus, the only option available would have been a
The policy behind
is to prevent potential dangers to clients.
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