There is nothing inherently fair in the notion of paying a purported “fair fee”. If there were, insurers would never have been in favor of it.
Need a marketing consultant to help grow your ASC? You might want to check with your carriers first.
Chalk up a victory for less care at higher prices. Hey, aren't those two of the Anti-Triple Aim?
Well, the story as told by the Government is a familiar one: They allege that the events were payments to benefit Dr. Asfora and induce him to use Medtronic’s SynchroMed II intrathecal infusion pumps.
The healthcare world was supposedly abuzz last week when the New England Journal of Medicine published (on Jan 2, 2020) the report of a study that shows that consolidation in the hospital industry doesn’t lead to higher patient satisfaction or to higher quality.
How would your reorganize your medical practice, healthcare business, and relationships if you were paid only for successful outcomes, no matter how they are measured?
What is your favorite dessert, something that goes well with barbecue? Whether it’s pie or vanilla ice cream (or both!), it’s probably not 10 years in federal prison.
Here, courtesy of Tenet Healthcare and two terminated cardiologists is a lesson about firing physicians . . . and, when not to.