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CMS to lead an interagency review of the Stark Law

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma recently indicated that CMS will form an interagency group to evaluate physician concerns about the Stark Law, according to reports by multiple outlets including Modern Healthcare and Fierce Healthcare. Verma stated that CMS, the Department [...]

2018-02-03T18:05:53+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Advocacy|

Senate confirms Azar as new HHS secretary

On Jan. 24, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Alex Azar, was confirmed by a 55-43 vote in the U.S. Senate. Azar is an HHS veteran who served during the George W. Bush administration. His [...]

2018-01-30T15:57:18+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Advocacy|