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Family Practice Coding Alert

Know Ins and Outs of Stark Law to Avoid Referral Bloopers

Receiving kickbacks can get you kicked out of practice. Caution: When your physician makes referrals for lab services, imaging services, physical therapy, or other designated health services, he could be putting your practice at risk if he’s not following Stark Law regulations. Make certain you know the rules and exceptions to this law prohibiting certain physician self-referrals before you end [...]