Negotiating Tough Physician Deals: Preparing for Success and Regulatory Compliance
Stuart J. Schaff and Karin Chernoff Kaplan examine how to improve the negotiating position of hospitals and health systems entering into contracts with physicians, while ensuring compliance.
Designated Health Services Under the Stark Law
The Stark Law lists designate health services that are targeted to address overutilization.
Stark Law Compliance Relies on the Basics
The strict liability nature of the Stark Law and its many exceptions require legal counsel, healthcare compliance officers, and finance executives to pay scrupulous attention to physician contract details.
Looking Beyond Utilization Management: Controlling Inpatient Cost in a Value-Based Environment
As healthcare costs continue to rise in the United States, physicians have a unique view of how dollars are spent and where the greatest savings opportunities are.
Improving Medical Group Performance as Markets Transition to Value
As health systems increasingly employ physicians in preparation for value-based care, it is imperative that they understand what constitutes a high-performing medical group and work with physician leaders to build such groups.
Three Strategies for Aligning With Physicians in a Value-Based World
As health care moves toward value-based payment, health systems should consider their value strategies and identify ways in which agreements with physicians can contribute to those strategies.
Contracting With Physicians to Tackle Pervasive Challenges
Hospital efficiency improvement programs allow organizations to address quality and efficiency goals across service lines by providing all inpatient-focused specialties with financial rewards if they achieve specific outcomes.
Do Your Physicians Speak Finance?
Advisory Board’s John Johnston and Vincent Joseph explain the value of educating physicians on finance issues.
Survey Reveals Opportunities for Physician MACRA Education
Most clinicians rely heavily on their physician groups and hospitals to report quality measures and that reliance will continue with Quality Payment Program participation.
Compensation for Primary Care Physicians at Mayo Clinic Health System
The shift to value in health care has presented challenges that require health systems to rethink their physician compensation models.