U.S. District Court denies Stark II injunction

Washington-Despite the combined efforts of the American LithotripsySociety and the Urology Society of America to delay implementation of theStark II regulations until a lawsuit is brought before the courts, the groups'injunction has been denied by the Federal District Court. The setback essentiallyclears the way for the Stark II regulations to encompass lithotripsy whenthe rules go into effect this month.