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Permissible physician-hospital joint ventures

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(About the author:  Mr. Vance has over 23 years of healthcare experience and is one of the senior members of the EthosPartners Consulting Division, based in Atlanta, GA.  He is a frequent national speaker and represents hospitals, health systems and physician organizations throughout the United States.  His practice is largely focused upon physician-hospital affiliation strategies, organizational development, medical staff planning, turn-around initiatives, compensation planning, and physician services valuation assessments). Among the most important issues that our clients are ...
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to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2008. These proposed changes included a number of significant revisions to the federal physician self-referral prohibition otherwise known as the Stark Law. This article includes a brief summary of some of the proposed changes to the Stark Law regulations. The Kean Miller healthcare regulatory group will issue an expanded summary of the changes to the Stark Law regulations included in the proposed changes for 2008.  Some of the significant proposed changes to the Stark Law regulations in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2008 include: (1) ... market research, surveys and trends
Physician incentives can be provided without breaking the law
Confusion about the Stark antireferral law and the anti-kickback statute can prevent hospitals from entering into agreements with physicians that provide mutual benefits to physicians and the hospital (e.g., joint ventures, compensation for physician leaders, and other incentives or payments). However, exceptions to the laws make many types of physician-hospital collaborations possible. “[There is] so much misinformation in the field about Stark. So many attorneys have told their clients, ‘You can’t work with physicians because of Stark, you can’t support their educational efforts because of Stark.’ I feel that people are ... market research, surveys and trends


Forming physician network joint ventures. - Free Online Library
AS PHYSICIANS STRUGGLE WITH THE GROWING number of acronyms that describe new practice combinations in the rapidly changing health care market, the government strives to adapt antitrust Antitrust The antitrust laws apply to virtually all industries and to every level of business, including manufacturing, transportation, distribution, and marketing. They prohibit a variety of practices that restrain trade.  policies to fit these evolving entities. The industry continues to undergo substantial restructuring in response to cost pressures and legislative reform. Independent physicians are responding to these changes by creating ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Oncology - 2009 Outlook - Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
The following article is the fourth in a series providing analysis of current trends and anticipated developments in the healthcare industry. An aging population will result in continued growth in the demand for radiation therapy over the next 10 to 20 years.  High growth areas include prostate, head and neck, and neuro-oncology. There are a number of technologies competing for cancer patients.  Traditional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) is giving way to intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) each of which delivers greater radiation to the tumor with less ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


Physician-Hospital Joint Venture and Affiliation Models ...
Practice focus on physician/hospital joint ventures, with emphasis ..... budgetary goals unless part of a permissible gainsharing program) ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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US Federal tax issues of nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charities only. Establishing and maintaining legal requirements for such non-profit organizations in the United States, including Internal Revenue service filings and requirements. I will not be working on this free forum to answer questions about Nonprofit's unrelated or for-profit businesses or how to fill out forms. This forum is only for general questions about federal tax law, not as the law applies to your specific situation. To search my previous answers you can do a Google search: [with your other search terms appended]. Experience I have been ...