Perhaps you've carefully structured your medical group's relationships with hospitals, referral sources, and other influencers. But did you pay attention to what's going on inside your practice's own house?
Under the regulations a group practice must consist of a single legal entity operating primarily for the purpose of being a physician group practice.
For the few of you out there who don't recognize the acronym “CON”, it stands for “certificate of need” which is itself a con.
As always in these types of cases, which are civil actions, the settlement does not involve any admission that the allegations were true.
What if you were running a restaurant instead of a medical group? Let’s say you decide to measure and reward on the basis of the time a waiter or waitress takes to picks up food in the kitchen and deliver it to the table...
Take a seat, relax, and learn why the updated STARK regs might affect your compensation.
Billing for unnecessary tests and procedures, even on a small scale, is particularly egregious because of the risk inherent to the victim patients, let alone the financial fraud on payors.
A study found little correlation between nonprofit hospitals’ CEO pay, which averaged almost $600,000 per year, and performance.