Ethics in Patient Referrals Act

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Ethics in Patient Referrals Act

a federal law, the Stark Law, enacted in 1989, that prohibits referrals by a physician to a clinical laboratory in which the physician has a financial interest. A 1994 amendment includes other services and equipment such as physical and occupational therapy; radiology and other diagnostic services; radiation therapy; parenteral and enteral nutrients, equipment, and supplies; and home health services.

Ethics in Patient Referrals Act

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EPRA

An American federal law that makes it illegal for a physician to refer a patient to a health care facility in which the physician (or a family member) has a financial interest. Also known as the Stark Act.
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Alongside EPRA, regional institutions have, over the years, acquired a certain importance.
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In addition, growth in net asset value was healthy, with EPRA NAV rising SEK15 year-on-year to SEK102 per share.
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75% and is 15% higher than the EPRA valuation of the completed asset in the interim balance sheet as at 31st March 2017.