CMS, OIG Finalize Long-Awaited Stark, Anti-Kickback Reforms

By Michelle M. Stein / November 20, 2020 at 9:14 PM
HHS on Friday (Nov. 20) finished physician self-referral, or Stark, and anti-kickback reforms that have been in the works for much of the administration’s tenure, and key stakeholders immediately praised the final rules for protecting value-based care. The American Hospital Association praised HHS for its work on the regulatory changes, and Premier said the Stark law changes are among the most critical the Trump administration has put out, though the group is now calling on lawmakers to go further. “These...

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