CMS’s Stark Web Page - Includes general background on the Stark Law, Advisory Opinions (the few and the proud), and practical information such as the current CPT Code listings for certain categories of DHS and the CPI-U updates for the non-monetary compensation and medical staff incidental benefits exceptions.
Anti-Markup Rule (42 C.F.R. §414.50)
the American Health Lawyers Association as part of its Diagnostic Testing Legal Issues Toolkit
Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) Web Site. OIG has primary civil administrative and enforcement authority with respect to the Anti-Kickback Statute (42 U.S.C. §1320a-7b(b)), the Civil Monetary Penalties Law (42 U.S.C. §1320a-7a), and Exclusion of providers from Federal Health Care Programs (42 U.S.C. §1320a-7). Its Web site contains a wealth of compliance and fraud and abuse resources, including the recent HEAT provider compliance training. Social Security Act - The Medicare provisions are in Title XVIII and the Medicaid provisions in Title XIX. The agencies often cite to the SSA instead of the U.S. Code. For example, the Stark Law appears in Section 1877 of the SSA, but is codified at 42 U.S.C. §1395nn.
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