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.
In an organization we tend to be judged for what we do - not for the decisions that we make not to do something.
Under the regulations a group practice must consist of a single legal entity operating primarily for the purpose of being a physician group practice.
As always in these types of cases, which are civil actions, the settlement does not involve any admission that the allegations were true.
Have you ever allowed the negotiating rug to be pulled out from under you? Or even worse, have you helped the other side pull the negotiating rug from out under you?
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.
There's nothing inherently fair in this notion of paying a purported “fair fee”. If there were, insurers would never have been in favor of it.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses pitfalls of the current status quo relation to compensation systems.