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Physician-Owned Distributorships Raise Heightened Concern by OIG
The OIG deems PODs to be inherently suspect under the Anti-Kickback Statute, so physicians should take note.
Four Employment Contract Considerations for Physicians
It is extremely important to carefully examine an employment contract and get expert advice before signing it.
In Medical Practice Operations, Small Problems Add up
Compounding effort and resources is not always a good thing at medical practices.
Accountable Care Organization Facts Every Physician Should Know
Learn about ACO formation, rules, contract pitfalls, and physician participation from an expert before you commit to joining a new group.
Physicians: Don't Overlook Hospital Financials, Investor Ratings
In an age of mergers and partnerships, it is important for physicians to pay attention to investor bond ratings and reports.
Ensure Your Practice Contracts Entitle You to EHR Incentives
Review your medical practice’s contracts to ensure you are prepared to handle distributing EHR incentive payments before they arrive in the mail.
HIPAA Highlights: Business Associate Agreement Provisions
The new HIPAA Omnibus Rule includes heightened attention on business associate agreements. Here are some details your medical practice should know.
ACOs and Liability Risks for Physicians
In this podcast, Jeff Brunken, president of physician insurer MGIS, shares important ACO-related liability issues physicians face.
Payer Negotiation Tips for Medical Practices
Tips and strategies for medical practices to successfully negotiate payer contracts and monitor payers.
Negotiating Vendor Contracts: Tips for Medical Practices
How to ensure your contract with any vendor includes everything necessary.
Renegotiating Payer Agreements
Penny Noyes, president of Health Business Navigators and a speaker at the MGMA11 Conference, provides tips and tools to use when renegotiating payer agreements.
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