True today, true forever

Fraser Smith Big

They wanted to redraw the skyline of our lives. Iconic buildings fell. We stood. No one can forget the murderous trajectory of the second plane. The first came without warning or witness. I saw the swerving crash on television. I ...

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New Stark and ‘incident to’ rules

Barry Rosen

Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published new exceptions and interpretations of the federal physician self-referral law (Stark Law) and clarifications to Medicare “incident to” billing rules. The Stark Law prohibits physicians from referring Medicare patients ...

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Good news along the border

Joe Nathan Big

I felt compelled to devote this column to regions other than greater Baltimore — regions further south, as far south as the U.S. border with Mexico. What prompted me was recently reading in Cityscape, an online blog, about a planning ...

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