The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently released the proposed 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (the “Proposed Rule”), which included proposed revisions to the regulations under the federal physician self-referral law (commonly referred to as the “Stark Law”), as well as the solicitation of comments on other potential revisions to these regulations.  The Proposed Rule, if implemented, will affect the implementation of health care delivery and payment reform initiatives.  The Proposed Rule provides guidance as to potential changes in the Stark Law regulations and provides healthcare entities and physicians with an important opportunity to comment on these prospective
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