The Stark law, from inception to COVID-19 blanket waivers: a review
- MedicinePatient Safety in Surgery
The waivers of this law specific to CO VID-19, or COVID-19 blanket waivers, are described, which are instruments to assuage any barriers and further placate any hurdles arising from this law prevalent in this pandemic.
Physician self-referral and physician-owned specialty facilities.
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe Synthesis project. Research synthesis report
Strong evidence suggests self-referral leads to increased usage of health care services; but there is insufficient evidence to determine whether this increased usage reflects doctors meeting an unmet need or ordering clinically inappropriate care.
The impact of physician-managed distribution of urological catheters on utilization
Findings show that provider-supplied catheter distribution to patients does not lead to increased utilization, and in the case of HCPCS code A4351 catheters, physician-managed distribution may reduce wasteful oversupply of units to individual patients, resulting in an overall decrease in utilization.
Team Relationships and Performance: Evidence from Healthcare Referral Networks
- MedicineManag. Sci.
It is suggested that repeated PCP-specialist interactions improve team performance and this finding holds under various identification strategies that account for observed and unobserved patient and physician characteristics.
Cost and Quality of Care in Physician-Owned Hospitals: A Systematic Review
- Medicine, Political Science
Focused factory Pohs providing cardiac or orthopedic care were found to provide higher-quality care at lower or comparable cost, whereas evidence regarding general acute care POHs is neutral.
Negotiating a Contract
The purpose of the clinical trial agreement (CTA) or contract is to set forth and manage the responsibilities and relationships between the sponsor, site, and/or the institution for the conduct of…
Team Formation and Performance: Evidence from Healthcare Referral Networks
Patients of PCPs with concentrated referrals have lower healthcare costs, with no discernable reduction in quality, and the theoretical model finds that team-specific capital is greater when PCPs concentrate their referrals within a smaller set of specialists.
Fostering better policy adoption and inter-disciplinary communication in healthcare: A qualitative analysis of practicing physicians’ common interests
- Medicine, Political SciencePloS one
Using a medical student interviewer and constructivist grounded theory is a feasible means of collecting rich qualitative data to guide policy development and healthcare administrators and medical educators should consider incorporating this methodology early in policy development.
How neurologists are paid: Part 2: Private practice, research grants, academic and nonclinical activities.
- MedicineNeurology. Clinical practice
This work reviews compensation models for nonpatient activity such as medical legal reviews, committee participation, and collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry in academic medicine over the past 3 decades.
A New Institutional Economics Perspective on the Relationship Among Societal Values, Governance Structure and Access to Rural Health Care Services
- Medicine, Political Science
New Institutional Economics, transactional activities, governance structures, institutions and beliefs and values are related hierarchally and beliefs that health care is a right may not align with efforts to introduce market-based governing structures in rural health care services can result in excessive transaction costs.
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A physician's guide to Stark rules.
- MedicineMedical economics
The ABCs are back, plus a look at what's changed in the new version of the Nook, which was released earlier this year.
New evidence of the prevalence and scope of physician joint ventures.
- Medicine, Political ScienceJAMA
The results indicate that physician ownership of health care businesses providing diagnostic testing or other ancillary services is common in Florida and the proportion of referring physicians involved in direct patient care who participate in joint ventures is much higher than previous estimates suggest.
A review of the new Stark Phase II regulations.
- Business, MedicineHealth care law monthly
The Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989: an analysis of the bill and the issue.
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe Medical staff counselor
This article examines Rep. Stark's pending legislation to prohibit such arrangements under the Medicare program that the referring physician owns a financial interest in the provider to which he or she refers patients.
Physician self-referrals: Stark pushing total ban on physician ownership and self-referral deals.
H.R. 5198: The Ethics in Patient Referrals Act Implications for providers
- MedicineThe Journal of ambulatory care management
Frequency and Costs of Diagnostic Imaging in Office Practice‐A Comparison of Self‐Referring and Radiologist‐Referring Physicians
- MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
Physicians who do not refer their patients to radiologists for medical imaging use imaging examinations more frequently than do physicians who refer their Patients to radiologist, and the charges are usually higher when the imaging is done by the self-referring physician.
How Did Physician Ownership Become a Federal Case? The Stark Amendments and Their Prospects
- MedicineHEC forum : an interdisciplinary journal on hospitals' ethical and legal issues
Joint ventures. Market forces set off skyrocketing interest in hospital-doctor ventures.