The Business of Healthcare

Uncompensated Medical Directorship Leads to $3.2 Million False Claims Act Settlement

You may have seen their websites: Anesthesia “practice management companies” that advertise “no stipends!” to obtain facility contracts. Or, you may have seen the RPFs, usually drafted by “consultants” or “management companies”  (and others specializing in perhaps unknowingly committing federal crimes) who promise the surgeon-owners of ASCs that they’ll get anesthesia groups to provide a plethora […]

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Your Independence Day

July 4th, Independence Day in the United States, celebrates the original 13 colonies’ declaration, in 1776, of their independence from Great Britain. But July 4th wasn’t the day of actual separation: The separation came into effect on July 2nd, 1776, the date on which the Second Continental Congress approved a resolution declaring the “united States […]

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