Tag Archives: Stark

The Ounce of Prevention: a Legal Audit of Your Medical Practice

Even though the Stark law has existed in its present form for the past two decades, there are many physicians who still fail to comply with it. Unfortunately, they only seem to discover they have a problem when the government … Continue reading

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Stark Law and Contract Drafting Perils

All of the recent posts about HIPAA and data privacy issues have left discussion of the Stark Law out of the rotation of blog topics.  This means I have not been writing about one of my favorite, although, convoluted topics. … Continue reading

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Should the Stark Law be Repealed?

In an August 2, 2013 article on Modern Healthcare, former Congressman Fortney “Pete” Stark, the architect of the Physician-Self Referral Law (commonly called the Stark Law), indicated that he is in favor of repealing his namesake law.  Former Congressman Stark … Continue reading

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