Key Stark Law Developments Thus Far in 2017

Compliance Today October 2017

Gary W. Herschman, a Member of the Firm, and Yulian Shtern, an Associate, in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Newark office, authored an article in Compliance Today, titled “Key Stark Law Developments Thus Far in 2017.”

Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):

Recent developments in the first half of 2017 illustrate how physician-hospital relationships continue to generate significant compliance risks under the Stark Law. These developments offer valuable insight for detecting, preventing, and correcting Stark Law compliance risks. With the continuing rise of government enforcement actions and whistleblower lawsuits, compliance professionals should consider the updates discussed below in assessing their organization’s risk areas and take proactive compliance efforts to address any problematic arrangements. …