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CMS softens safe harbors, exceptions to promote value-based care

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12/03/2020

AMARILLO, Texas – CMS’s recent reforms to the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law will benefit HME providers, but “not a whole lot,” says healthcare attorney Jeff Baird.

In brief: Stark Law, new sleep company, Oventus-VGM agreement

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11/24/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS has finalized a number of changes to the Stark Law, including new permanent exemptions for value-based arrangements, in a 627-page final rule* set to be published in the Federal Register on Dec. 2.

CMS modernizes Stark Law

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11/23/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS has finalized a number of changes to the Stark Law, including new permanent exemptions for value-based arrangements, in a 627-page final rule set to be published in the Federal Register on Dec. 2.

In brief: HHS proposes changes to Stark Law, Estrella named Homecare Champion

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10/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed changes to the Stark Law that would, among other things, create new exceptions that recognize incentives are different in healthcare systems that pay for value- vs. volume-based care.

HHS provides first look at proposed changes to Stark Law

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10/10/2019

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed changes to the Stark Law that would, among other things, create new exceptions that recognize incentives are different in healthcare systems that pay for value- vs. volume-based care.

In brief: AAH comments on Stark Law, resupplies; Lincare settles

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08/24/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare emphasized the importance of coordinated care in its comments to CMS on possibly relaxing the Stark Law.

AAHomecare submits comments on Stark Law, resupplies

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08/23/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare emphasized the importance of coordinated care in its comments to CMS on possibly relaxing the Stark Law.

A more relaxed Stark Law?

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07/30/2018

WASHINGTON – A more relaxed Stark Law could be a double-edged sword for HME providers, says healthcare attorney Jeff Baird.

Relaxed Stark Law: Could it result in increased efficiency but decreased competition?

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06/29/2018

WASHINGTON – A more relaxed Stark Law could be a double-edged sword for HME providers, says healthcare attorney Jeff Baird.

In brief: MedPAC makes case for ramping up bid program, several DME product categories dropped from Trump tariffs

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06/22/2018

WASHINGTON – MedPAC’s June 2018 report to Congress recommends that CMS include more DMEPOS products in the competitive bidding program as a way to improve Medicare’s payment policies and reduce fraud and abuse.

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