TITLE

Seeking Safe Harbor

AUTHOR(S)
Levinson, Michael; Diesenhaus, Jonathan; Mudron, Maureen
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Trustee;May2012, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the pathways to the clinical integration of hospitals and physicians amid the U.S. federal health reform initiatives. Fraud and abuse laws having the biggest effect on hospital-physician relationships are presented such as the U.S. federal anti-kickback statute and the U.S. federal self-referral law or the Stark law. Pathways that avoid fraud and abuse violations are suggested such as purchasing a physician practice and a Medicare accountable care organization.
ACCESSION #
76109538

 

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