Speech Using Stark/Anti-Kickback to Support Hospital/ Physician IT Alignment Strategies

Using Stark/Anti-Kickback to Support Hospital/ Physician IT Alignment Strategies

The regulations enabling EHR donations were set to expire in 2013, but an extension was granted through 2021. In light of this expansion, it is important to understand the Stark/Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) guidelines involving a hospital’s technology donation arrangement with providers and associated repercussions of noncompliance. This presentation provides a management overview and legal opinion of the key considerations related to a hospital’s donation of technology to physicians.