The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published updated data regarding settlements made under the Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (SRDP), an important mechanism through which providers may disclose actual or potential violations of the federal physician self-referral prohibition commonly known as the Stark Law. Continue Reading CMS Publishes New Data on Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol Settlements
Kristin Bohl blends her experience as a healthcare attorney in private practice and government service with first-hand knowledge of care delivery as a registered nurse. Kristin advises hospitals, health systems and other provider organizations on compliance and regulatory issues and fraud and abuse matters, with a focus on the wide range of Medicare payment models. Before she entered private practice, Kristin was the Technical Advisor in the Division of Technical Payment Policy at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where she concentrated on Stark Law matters. She was part of a team that developed the CMS Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol and provided technical assistance in the creation of Stark Law waivers for Accountable Care Organization (ACO) models and other payment initiatives of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation within CMS.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues to offer valuable insights to the healthcare industry as to how best to approach increasingly complex healthcare fraud and abuse issues. Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to share this HHS-OIG Year In Review (HHS-OIG YIR) that highlights key guidance OIG issued in 2022, as well as other items of import involving the agency.Continue Reading 2022: HHS-OIG Year In Review
Watch the recording of our latest webinar, in which our panel of national healthcare fraud and abuse attorneys will discuss how to disclose a Stark Law violation to CMS.
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