Physician Self-Referral Disclosure After PPACA
Navigating New Stark Law Complexities Following Healthcare Reform
CMS issues Stark disclosure protocol Sept. 23
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for healthcare providers to comply with new self-referral disclosure requirements under the healthcare reform law. The panel will outline best practices for self-referral disclosure, applying the new CMS guidance.
- Requirements of the SRDP
- Scope of the SRDP
- Cooperation with OIG and DOJ
- Mechanics of making a disclosure
- CMS’ verification
- Cooperation and removal from the SRDP and timeliness of disclosure
- Factors considered in reducing the amounts owed
- Relationship between the SRDP and the PPACA provision on the return of overpayments
- Best practices for self-referral disclosure
- Are there any alternatives to self-disclosure?
- When to disclose and to whom
- Potential risks of making a self-disclosure
- Preserving privileged communications
- Negotiating with CMS
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How is healthcare reform changing the landscape for physician self-referral?
- What factors are to be considered for self-disclosure protocol?
- What practices can healthcare providers adopt to ensure compliance with self-referral disclosure requirements?
Katten Muchin Rosenman
She counsels healthcare facilities and other healthcare organizations on risk management, fraud and abuse, corporate... | Read More
She counsels healthcare facilities and other healthcare organizations on risk management, fraud and abuse, corporate compliance, reimbursement and other general regulatory matters. She previously served as the Director of the Division of Technical Payment Policy with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and developed policy and regulations related to the physician self-referral law.Close
Donald H. Romano
He focuses on physician self-referral (Stark) anti-kickback matters and Medicare reimbursement issues affecting... | Read More
He focuses on physician self-referral (Stark) anti-kickback matters and Medicare reimbursement issues affecting hospitals, physicians and other providers. He was previously the director of the division at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) responsible for Stark policy, including the revisions to "under arrangements" and "per click" leases.Close