Monday, August 22, 2016

"The goals of new payment models emanating from the ACA and MACRA ...

... are diametrically opposed to the requirements of the Stark law. New health care payment models are designed to integrate providers clinically and financially and compensate physicians on value and quality care, while the Stark law is intended to keep parties financially separated."

— Attorney Troy Barsky, former director of the Division of Technical Payment Policy at CMS, told a July 12 hearing of the Senate Finance Committee.

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