Physician Self-Referral Law/Stark law

Aug 3, 2018
RE: CMS-1720-NC, Request for Information Regarding the Physician Self-referral Law dl iconDownload the letter (PDF)   The AHA’s response to the request for information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services highlights the obstacles hospitals and physicians face in moving…
Jul 20, 2018
It’s been well established that the health care system is moving from a fee-for-service world to one where payers reward value over volume. This requires care coordination and providers across the health care continuum working together to achieve the best outcomes for patients.   But…
Jul 18, 2018
AHA statement before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health regarding "Modernizing Stark Law to Ensure the Successful Transition from Volume to Value in the Medicare Program."
Jul 10, 2018
Comments due Aug. 24
On June 25, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the physician self-referral law, more commonly known as the Stark law. CMS published the RFI to further its efforts to remove unnecessary obstacles to care coordination and…
Jul 10, 2018
RE: Request for Information: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Physician Self-Referral Law
July 10, 2018 - The AHA is very pleased that CMS is taking action to improve the operation of the Stark law and counteract its chilling effect on innovation. To support these efforts, the AHA is asking CMS to create a new innovative payment exception to the Stark law for value-based payment…
Jul 10, 2018
Model Comment Letter Available to Guide Your Response to CMS’s Request for Information on Changes to the Stark Law - Comments due Aug. 24. On June 25, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the physician self-referral law, more…