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New Value-Based Arrangement Videos!

April 16, 2024 (3 min read)

Learn about value-based care in this video—the first in a four-part series by Sheppard Mullin partner Amanda Zablocki, who discusses the fundamentals of value-based arrangements (VBAs). Watch the series to understand the purposes behind VBAs, how to construct them, and how to meet the applicable exceptions and safe harbors, respectively, under the federal Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark) and the Anti-kickback Statute (AKS).

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