Health Care Alert: Navigating Health Care Reform (December 13, 2010)
December 13, 2010
Stark Law Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol Published
On September 23, 2010, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the Medicare self-referral disclosure protocol (Protocol), as required by Section 6409 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Act). Set forth below is some information about the Protocol, including who is eligible, what must be disclosed, how the process works and the potential benefits and risks in making a self-disclosure.
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