CMS is looking to change the Stark Law

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is asking for input on how to change the Stark Law to allow for better care coordination and new alternative payment models or other novel financial arrangements. The Stark Law, enacted in 1989, aims to cut down on financial incentives impacting physician care decisions by prohibiting certain Medicare-payable referrals to entities they have a financial or familial relationships.  CMS is specifically is requesting input on what new exemptions to the Stark Law are needed.  Read article here…

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