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What does DHS stand for?

DHS stands for Designated Health Service(s)


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The Physician Self-Referral Statute, commonly called the Stark Law, prohibits a physician from making a referral to an entity for the furnishing of a designated health service for which payment may be made under Medicare or Medicaid if the physician or an immediate family member has a financial relationship with the entity, unless an exception applies.
The Stark law prohibits a physician from making a referral for certain designated health services (including clinical laboratory and anatomic-pathology services) for which payment may be made under the Medicare or Medicaid program if the physician (or an immediate family member) has a financial relationship with the entity that provides the designated health services.
Simply stated, the statute prohibits a physician from referring a Medicare beneficiary to an entity that provides a designated health service if the physician, or an immediate family member of the physician, has a compensation arrangement with, or an investment interest in, that entity unless an exception applies.
The CMS rule creates two new exceptions to the physician self-referral law, which prohibits a physician from referring Medicare patients for certain designated health services (DHS) to entities with which the physician has a financial relationship, unless an exception applies.
7) Stark limitations The Stark (physician self-referral) Law prohibits physicians from referring designated health services (DHS) to entities in which they have a financial interest.