There’s a growing trend of dissatisfaction on the part of office practice physicians employed by, or otherwise closely aligned with, hospitals.
You might skip over indemnification provisions when negotiating a contract. You understand what they are. They’re just boilerplate, right? Wrong.
What if your incentives are driving your employees to do things that are clearly detrimental to your business?
Would you rather have one marshmallow now, or two tomorrow?
The AKS prohibits offering, paying, soliciting, or receiving remuneration to induce referrals of items or services covered by Medicare and other federally funded programs.
It was June when I saw it. The boarded-up stores of Main Street, paved red with bricks and lost hope.
In the U.S., it seems that lots of people expect a tip, from the person who simply hands you your coffee at Starbucks to, I’d expect, hospital administrators (but only at for-profit facilities). Okay, just kidding, but you get the idea.
Neither you nor I can know whether the government’s schizophrenia is part of a great plan to create a healthcare crisis that only “universal healthcare” will resolve, or whether it’s simply incompetence…
Hospitals are focusing their hard and few-earned dollars exactly where it counts, spending big bucks on the physician executives…
Hospitals are focusing their hard and few-earned dollars exactly where it counts, spending big bucks on the physician executives.