May 14, 2021

Volume XI, Number 134

An In-Depth Review of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Regulatory Sprint Changes

Polsinelli attorneys will provide a detailed summary and analysis of new regulatory definitions, exceptions, and safe harbors designed to promote value-based arrangements. In the second webinar of this series, Polsinelli attorneys will address modifications to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute resulting from HHS and CMS’s Regulatory Sprint. Among other things, this presentation will cover changes to major Stark Law defined terms, new Anti-Kickback Statute safe harbors, and changes in agency interpretation of existing rules.

  • Review of the definitions and regulatory concepts making up the new value-based framework. 
  • Review of the new Stark Law exception and the new AKS safe harbors for value-based arrangements and new flexibilities for patient engagement.
  • Analysis of the similarities and differences between the Stark Law exception and AKS safe harbors for value-based arrangements.
  • Discussion of the implications of value-based changes for hospitals, health systems, Accountable Care Organizations, physician practices, and other providers.