Pete Stark regrets his law

What happens when you have government officials who know nothing about medicine trying to regulate physicians:

The Stark laws, along with an older anti-kickback law that bans paying for patients, have had a huge impact on how medical business models are structured. Yet in an interview today the Congressman lamented that he had ever made his legislative intrusion into medical practices. The unintended consequences of trying to legislate good behavior, as Sen. John McCain would tell you about campaign finance reform, is too many lawyers looking for loopholes.

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