Fee splitting is the practice of paying fees for the referral of clients between professionals. It is considered an unethical conflict of interest in some professions such as medicine.
|Type||Conflict Of Interest|
|Definition||A financial gain that results from referral of a client from one professional to another. Typically considered an unethical practice in the medical profession.|
|Example||A doctor recommends physical therapy and provides a referral to a clinic to a number of her patients and receives a fee or benefit from the clinic. |
|Related Concepts||Conflict Of Interest|
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