The physician self-referral law, know as the “Stark Law,” was passed by Congress in 1989 and substantially amended in 1993. Health care delivery has changed dramatically since then, but this antiquated state has not kept pace with new and innovative delivery models.
Learn why Medicare patients will continue to face unfair fees for colonoscopies unless Congress passes the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act.
GI News Olympus to pay $636M to settle kickback charges, FDA approves Allergan’s new drug application & more – 7 GI company key notes Becker’s ASC Review Anuja Vaidya This man just got a colonoscopy live on Periscope STAT By Megan Thielking Medicare Reimbursement Blog: Doctors say Medicare pays three times more for care in […]
Charlotte Gastroenterology and Hepatology Dr. Kokenes has taken an active role in Charlotte’s medical community. He previously served as board member of the Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region and was the founding board member and former treasurer of the North Carolina Society for Gastroenterology (NCSG). He is a member of the American Society for […]
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