Stark Law Update

The following was recently published in Vinson Elkins' ( electronic healthcare newsletter:

STATUS OF NEW STARK RULE-On August 17, 2005, the Office of Management and Budget received a proposed rule from CMS (CMS -1303-P), entitled "Physician Referrals to Health Care Entities with Which They Have Financial Relationships, Exception for Certain Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Health Records Arrangements." Reporter, Larry Oday, Washington, 202.639.6792 or

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