In a move reminiscent of prohibition-era crime fighter Eliot Ness, the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a coordinated enforcement action against 345 alleged healthcare criminals, including over 100 physicians and other licensed (for now) healthcare professionals, in 51 judicial districts.
Here, courtesy of Tenet Healthcare and two terminated cardiologists is a lesson about firing physicians . . . and, when not to.
We used to joke about the name of Midway Hospital, an acute care hospital in L.A., saying that it was midway between life and death.
Let’s say you are the leader of a medical group. It could be a small group of a handful of physicians. Or, you could be the President and CEO of a 600 or 6,000 provider group. It does not make any difference.
Is your hospital or surgery center engaged in a protection racket? Ride along with Mark and find out all about it, and more, now.
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.
Another week, another hospital closes. Well, at least one.
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Do you know a felon of the American College of . . . ? Ride along with Mark and find out about some who are headed toward the big house.