Some Say Stark, Anti-Kickback Rules Encouraging, Providers Want More

By Michelle M. Stein / October 16, 2019 at 12:22 PM
While many industry attorneys praise the administration’s proposed Stark Law and anti-kickback statute reforms, some provider groups are skeptical the changes would help make much difference for those navigating the regulations, particularly for those in rural areas, and suggest Congress needs to step in. HHS recently released long-awaited proposals to change the physician-self referral and anti-kickback statute regulations in a bid to ease providers’ participation in value-based pay models. The changes include new, permanent exceptions to the Stark Law for...

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