Urologists Applaud Members Of Congress For Their Strong Support For Preserving The In-Office Ancillary Services Exception (IOASE)

In a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, 17 members of the Physician’s Caucus expressed their support for the in-office ancillary services exception (IOASE) to federal self-referral regulations (the Stark law), which permits physician practices to provide critical services including radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging, pathology and physical therapy in an integrated and coordinated fashion within their respective practices. “Providing comprehensive services to patients through integration of ancillary services improves communications between physicians of different specialties, and will lead to improved quality care at reduced costs”, said Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor.¬†To read the article, please¬†click here.

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