Assess practical fact patterns in order to issue-spot potential areas of non-compliance
Identify the potential repercussions of a Stark Law violation and manage practical situations to reduce the risk of legal exposure
Analyze the potential implications of the Stark Law on structuring compliant physician arrangements, particularly in light of healthcare reform
The Stark Law class gives students an opportunity to explore, in-depth, the federal physician self-referral prohibition, including implications of violations of the Stark Law, mitigating risk of legal exposure, and compliant physician relationships. Practical examples provide tools for healthcare professionals to apply the Stark Law in business and legal settings. Upon completion of the course, students will understand the key elements, regulatory exceptions and policies behind the Stark Law.