What’s Past is Prologue: How Capitol Hill Can Set the Stage for Future Regulations

    View Author November 2019

    Last month, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released proposed changes to regulations promulgated under the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS)1 and the physician self-referral law (Stark Law)2 to encourage providers to move toward more coordinated, value-based healthcare. The proposed rules, which we summarized, make significant changes and create broad, new safe harbors and exceptions to the AKS and Stark Law that will make it easier for providers to enter into value-based agreements for shared patients.