CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Changes to Stark In-Office Ancillary Services Exception

Posted by Jason Greis on August 12, 2010 under Articles | Be the First to Comment

Section 6003 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148 (H.R. 3590) (PPACA) makes a change to the “in-office ancillary services” exception to the Stark physician self-referral law that impacts physician practices providing certain radiology services in their offices. In short, the change requires physicians making a referral for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), and computed tomography (CT), or certain other radiology services in their offices, to make a disclosure to the patient that such services can be provided elsewhere and to include a list of alternative providers. Read More...

Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Update – Spring 2009

Posted by Jason Greis on April 6, 2009 under Articles, Whitepapers | Be the First to Comment

This listserve is a continuation of a series of listserves updating McGuuireWoods healthcare clients on developments surrounding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ,claims and activity Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs).  Future updates will be available by completing McGuireWoods’ online sign-up form or by checking back on GreisGuidetoLTACHs. Read More...