Carrie Valiant, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report, in “Outlook 2017: New Year May Bring Stark Reform, ACA Repeal, Heavy Dose of Uncertainty,” by James Swann and Eric Topor. (Read the full version – subscription required.)
Following is an excerpt:
Carrie Valiant, a health-care attorney with Epstein Becker & Green PC, Washington, said there’s substantial momentum within Congress to repeal or trim the Stark law.
“With former Rep. [Pete] Stark no longer in Congress and a Republican majority, there could be a sympathetic audience for the substantial administrative costs of Stark contract compliance and perhaps even greater acceptance of physician investment capital as important to the growth of health care,” Valiant said.