RevCycle Intelligence January 3, 2020
Samantha McGrail

Policy alignment, financial risk threshold modification, and overall flexibility will help tackle concerns surrounding proposed Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law reform, medical groups say.

Tying Anti-Kickback and Stark Law reform to the level of financial risk providers assume creates more complexity and burden and could impede the transition to value-based care for physicians, advocacy organizations representing medical groups recently stated.

Comment letters from the American Medical Group Association (AGMA) and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) to CMS and Office of the Inspector General (OIG) called for changes to proposed Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law reforms that would create safe harbors for providers participating in value-based care models.

CMS and OIG proposed the new safe harbors late last year in...