Hospitals Are Hiring More Physicians

April 8, 2011
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Basically, it’s illegal for a hospital to give a physician a “kickback” for a referral. But it is legal for a hospital to buy the referrals by hiring the physician and paying him more than he was previously earning. What else do you need to know?

Basically, it’s illegal for a hospital to give a physician a “kickback” for a referral. But it is legal for a hospital to buy the referrals by hiring the physician and paying him more than he was previously earning. What else do you need to know?

See NEJM article.

See Austin Frakt commentary here.

   

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