Impending Death of Hospitals

CMS Cuts Payments to Hospital Outpatient Clinics by 40% and Boosts Independent Physician Practice and Physician-Owned Facilities

In one fell swoop, CMS pulled the rug out from under hospital control of physician practice, rendering many, if not almost all, hospital outpatient clinics unprofitable. But this isn’t a story about hospitals. It’s a story about the positive impact the change will make on opportunities for physicians, both in connection with independent medical practices […]

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