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Comments due to CMS by September 27 on proposed changes to Stark Law advisory opinion process

April Kirkley September 5, 2019
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In August 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released proposed changes to its Stark Law advisory opinion process. CMS intends for these proposed changes to reduce limitations and restrictions that may be unnecessarily serving as an obstacle to a more robust advisory opinion process. READ MORE

CMS provides more hints at future Stark Law modifications

March 25, 2019

After years of provider feedback, CMS has indicated significant changes to the Stark Law could arrive in 2019. The updated regulations will seek to spur care coordination in an era of increasing use of value-based payment models. READ MORE

Are you subject to MIPS reporting requirements in 2017?

June 13, 2017
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More than 800,000 clinicians have been notified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that this year they will be exempt from complying requirements for CMS's Merit-based Incentive Payment System. READ MORE

CMS changes the SRDP process effective June 1, 2017

June 2, 2017
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If you are in the process of drafting a Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol submission, you must use CMS' new SRDP forms or risk the agency not accepting the disclosure into the protocol. READ MORE

CMS mandates new Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol form

Milada Goturi April 10, 2017
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued new SRDP Forms for use by providers of services and supplies when disclosing actual or potential violations of the Stark Law under the SRDP. READ MORE