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CMS Asks How To Ease Burdens Of US Physician Self-Referral Law

Executive Summary

The US Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched a request seeking information from the public on how to reduce burdens of the physician self-referral “Stark Law,” which is intended to prevent physicians from enriching themselves with referrals, but has challenged health-care organizations, particularly those participating in accountable care organizations (ACOs), for several years.

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