Health System Practice ‘Losses’ Make Headlines, Plaintiffs Make New Stark ‘Law’



In Depth

Eric Gordon and Daniel Melvin wrote this bylined article about how “net practice losses” from physician employment arrangements impact healthcare providers. The authors held that such losses are “alone insufficient to establish a volume/value defect” in compensation related to regulatory compliance, but warned that “the Draconian financial consequences of Stark/FCA liability” makes it risky for providers to rely on this viewpoint. Read the full article.