Case Study: Avoid Stark Issues via Contract Management

This case study shows how a physician contract management system can help hospitals uncover Stark issues and smooth the contract negotiation process. Background A community hospital in the Northeast was struggling to manage its contractual relationships with employed and independent physicians. Hospital leadership did not have a systematic approach to creating or managing physician deals, […]

Case Study: Avoid Stark Issues with Contract Management

  Background A community hospital in the Northeast was struggling to manage its contractual relationships with employed and independent physicians. Hospital leadership did not have a systematic approach to creating or managing physician deals, and as a result, faced the following problems: Contract terms were highly inconsistent across deals, with several executives engaged in physician […]

Case Study: Avoid Stark Issues through Contract Management

    This case study shows how a physician contract management system can help hospitals uncover Stark issues and smooth the contract negotiation process.   Background A community hospital in the Northeast was struggling to manage its contractual relationships with employed and independent physicians. Hospital leadership did not have a systematic approach to creating or […]

What Your Doctors Need to Know About: Hospital-Physician Relationships and the Law

Healthcare is a highly regulated industry, particularly where transactions between physicians and hospitals are concerned. As a physician, whether you’re employed by a hospital, independent, or independent and considering becoming employed, you should be familiar with the legal constraints that govern hospital-physician transactions. The main regulations that impact hospital-physician relationships include: Anti-Kickback Statute: This statute […]