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Stark statute

Apr 2008 Issue
Stark III: Refinement Not Revolution (Part 2) [Feature]

The author describes recently released regulations that amplify and clarify the Stark rules governing physician self-referral, specifically where physicians interactions with hospitals are concerned.


Mar 2008 Issue
Stark III: Refinement Not Revolution (Part 1) [Feature]

The author describes recently released regulations that amplify and clarify the Stark rules governing physician self-referral, specifically where physicians in group practice are concerned.


Feb 2004 Issue
The Stark Truth About the Stark Law: Part II [Feature]

This is part two in a two-part series that explains what the Stark II referral law is, how it differs from the anti-kickback statute and how physicians can determine whether it applies to them; defines some of the core definitions in the wording of the statute (including the definition of "group practice"); and describes some of the most notable exceptions to the statute.


Nov-Dec 2003 Issue
The Stark Truth About the Stark Law: Part 1 [Feature]

This is part one in a two-part series that explains what the Stark II referral law is, how it differs from the anti-kickback statute and how physicians can determine whether it applies to them; defines some of the core definitions in the wording of the statute (including the definition of "group practice"); and describes some of the most notable exceptions to the statute.


Jun 2003 Issue
Diagnostic Testing and Medicare: How to Get Paid Without Getting in Trouble [Getting Paid]

Diagnostic testing is an increasingly important clinical and financial adjunct to family practice. This article examines how to provide and bill for these services while avoiding false claims liability, Stark violations and breach of the reassignment rules.


Jul-Aug 2000 Issue
Is Your Space Rental Arrangement Fraudulent? [Getting Paid]

This article will describe a recent fraud alert issued by the Office of Inspector General affecting physicians who rent space in their offices to companies that sell medical supplies and devices.



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