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Webinar Recording: Historic Changes to HHS's Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law Regulations

In this webinar, Karen Lovitch and Rachel Yount reviewed the sweeping changes and provided practical examples as to how the industry can take advantage of the sweeping changes to the regulations implementing the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the Physician Self-Referral Law (known as the Stark Law), and the civil monetary penalty rules regarding beneficiary inducements. 

Topics included: 

  • New AKS safe harbors and Stark Law exceptions for value-based care arrangements
  • A new AKS safe harbor and Stark Law exception for cybersecurity technology
  • A new Stark Law exception for limited remuneration to physicians
  • Modifications to existing AKS safe harbors — EHR donations, personal services, warranties, and local transportation
  • Clarification of fundamental Stark Law terminology and requirements

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Karen S. Lovitch

Chair, Health Law Practice & Co-Chair, Health Care Enforcement Defense Practice

Karen advises industry clients on regulatory, transactional, operational, and enforcement matters. She has deep experience handling FCA investigations and qui tam litigation for laboratories and diagnostics companies.
Rachel Yount is a Mintz attorney who focuses her practice on health care industry transactions. Her clients include hospitals, health systems and plans, physician organizations, and pharmacy benefit managers.