TITLE

Veiled disclosures: Providers eager to know extent of CMS' leniency for Stark law violators

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Joe
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/26/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 39, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the desire of U.S. health care providers to know the extent of leniency rules of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for violators of the Stark law on physician self-referral who turn themselves in. Their lawyers expressed their frustration over the lack of information regarding self-disclosure protocol of CMS. Robert Belfort of Manatt Phelps & Phillips says that providers want to know if there is leniency for organizations that self-report violations.
ACCESSION #
66428044

 

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