CMS, OIG Propose Changes To Stark, Anti-Kickback Regulations

By Michelle M. Stein / October 9, 2019 at 11:02 AM
HHS on Wednesday (Oct. 9) released long-awaited proposals to change the physician-self referral and anti-kickback statute regulations aimed at easing providers’ participation in value-based pay models, including new, permanent exceptions to the Stark Law for value-based pay arrangements within and outside Medicare and a new safe harbor under the anti-kickback statute for certain incentives beneficiaries can access through CMS demonstrations. CMS put out a request for information on potential changes to the Stark Law over a year ago, and stakeholders...

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