Hospital’s Compensation Of Employed Physicians Violates Stark Law

amollyA federal court’s November 13 ruling demonstrates that a hospital’s compensation of physicians can violate the Stark Law’s prohibition against paying for Medicare referrals, even when the physicians are the hospital’s own employees and their payment pool is distributed in proportion to their personally-performed services.

The case, United States et al. v. Halifax Hospital Medical Center […]

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This article posted by: Thomas Schroeder  – Faegre Baker Daniels

 

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