fee splitting


Definition of fee splitting

: payment by a specialist (such as a doctor or a lawyer) of a part of his or her fee to the person who made the referral

Examples of fee splitting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last year, the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice reprimanded him for false advertising, unethical conduct and fee splitting. Joe Carlson And Brooks Johnson, Star Tribune, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of fee splitting

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fee splitting was in 1931

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“Fee splitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fee%20splitting. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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fee splitting

fee split·​ting | \ ˈfē-ˌsplit-iŋ How to pronounce fee splitting (audio) \

Medical Definition of fee splitting

: payment by a medical specialist (as a surgeon) of a part of the specialist's fee to the physician who made the referral

Other Words from fee splitting

fee splitter \ -​ər How to pronounce fee splitting (audio) \ noun


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