Stark Law Changes: Complying With the 2009 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule
Mastering the New Complexities of Physician Self-Referral
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will examine the 2009 IPPS Final Rule changes to the Stark Law regulation and outline compliance strategies for healthcare attorneys in the current regulatory environment.
- FY 2009 notice of proposed rulemaking changes finalized in final rule
- Period of disallowance
- “Stand in the shoes” provisions
- CY 2008 Medicare physician fee schedule changes finalized in final rule
- Revised definition of entity (services furnished under arrangements)
- Per click leases
- Percentage compensation arrangements
- Alternative method for compliance
- Obstetrical malpractice subsidies
- Burden of proof
- Retirement plans
- Best practices for complying with the new rules
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How does the 2009 IPPS Final Rule impact physician self-referral?
- What are the practical impacts of the finalized "stand in the shoes" provisions?
- What must healthcare providers do now to ensure compliance with the new rules?
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
She previously served as Assistant General Counsel with DaVita; Senior Compliance Counsel and Acting Chief Compliance... | Read More
She previously served as Assistant General Counsel with DaVita; Senior Compliance Counsel and Acting Chief Compliance Officer for Novation, LLC; Assistant General Counsel with Triad Hospitals; and a private practice healthcare attorney.Close
Paul F. Danello
Baker & Daniels
He is head of the firm's Washington, D.C. Health Care Practice. He has been involved in healthcare law on an... | Read More
He is head of the firm's Washington, D.C. Health Care Practice. He has been involved in healthcare law on an international and domestic basis for more than 30 years. He concentrates his practice in corporate, financing and government regulatory matters affecting the healthcare industry and has the distinction of being both a civil and canon lawyer.Close
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