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January 2021    Volume 2 Issue 1
Health Law Connections

CMS Completes Sprint to Modernize the Stark Law—Part I

  • January 01, 2021
  • Daniel Melvin , McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Joan Polacheck , McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Troy Barsky , Crowell & Moring LLP
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its much-anticipated final Stark rule in the December 2, 2020 Federal Register, finalizing the most extensive changes to the Stark regulations since the final Stark II rulemaking in the 2000s (Final Rule). The Final Rule is effective January 19, 2021, but it is possible that it could be stayed by the incoming Biden administration, along with other rules finalized by the Trump administration at the end of 2020.


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