Let’s Turn Back Time: A New Gainsharing Advisory Opinion



Tony Maida wrote this bylined article on a new and favorable Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General advisory opinion on hospital-physician gainsharing arrangements. With the new opinion, Mr. Maida wrote, “it is pretty clear that a hospital can implement a gainsharing program regarding cost savings tied to specific cost savings recommendations … on an as-needed basis, with certain safeguards.”