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The American Lithotripsy Society (ALS) and the Urology Society of America (USA) today announced their successful challenge of CMS' Final Rule holding lithotripsy, when performed under arrangement with a hospital, to be a "designated health service" and thus covered under the Stark II ban on physician referrals. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the Honorable Henry H. Kennedy, Jr., granted the ALS/USA Motion for Summary Judgment, and denied the similar motion of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in a 25-page decision dated July 16, 2002.

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