The Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol: Where Are We Now?

Law360, New York (January 10, 2013, 1:48 PM EST) -- The Medicare Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (SRDP) offers a method for providers and suppliers to resolve actual or potential violations of the physician self-referral statute (known as the Stark Law) and permits reduced liability for any Stark Law violations. This article provides background on the SRDP, describes the settlement landscape and highlights some considerations for proceeding through the disclosure process.

Paths for Disclosure

The Stark Law, 42 U.S.C. § 1395nn, prohibits a physician from referring Medicare or Medicaid patients to an entity for the furnishing of designated...
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