September 18, 2018

2018 Health Care Webinar Series: Stark Law Updates

The physician self-referral law (Stark Law) is a complex regulation that prohibits physicians from referring Medicare patients for certain designated health services to an entity with which the physician has a financial relationship unless an exception applies. This webinar will present an overview of some basic concepts of the Stark Law, offer guidance on completing the Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol, discuss recent changes and updates to the Stark Law, and provide practice pointers for finding and using resources that offer additional information on the Stark Law.

Overview of the Stark Law

  • When it applies
  • Applicable definitions
  • Regulatory and statutory exceptions

Recent changes to the Stark Law

  • Stark Law provisions codified in Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
  • Analysis of potential upcoming regulatory updates for 2019 and future

Overview of the Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (SRDP)

  • Where to find information on the SRDP
  • What form to use and where to find it
  • Timeframes, deadlines, and settlement figures

Stark Law Resources

  • How to contact CMS with Stark Law questions
  • How to determine if a service is a Designated Health Service
  • Where to find fraud and abuse waivers for CMS programs and models
Event Location: 
Online