The Problem of Physician Self-Referral Under the Medicare and Medicaid Antikickback Statute
Crane, Thomas S.
JAMA. 1992 Jul 1; 268(1): 85-91.
Dramatic changes have taken place in the legal and ethical status of physician self-referral. In July 1991, the US Department of Health and Human Services issued the "safe harbor" regulation, which permits self-referral only under very narrow constraints. In September 1991, the Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board ruled in the landmark
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Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment; Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Physician Self-Referral; and Patient Notification Requirements in Provider Agreements. Final Rule With Comment Period Unknown author (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS, 2011-11-30)This final rule with comment period revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) for CY 2012 to implement applicable statutory requirements and changes arising from our continuing experience ...
Hughes, Danny R; Sunshine, Jonathan H; Bhargavan, Mythreyi; Forman, Howard (2011-09)As the cost of both chronic care and diagnostic imaging continue to rise, it is important to consider methods of cost containment in these areas. Therefore, it seems important to study the relationship between self-referral ...