The ‘Practice Losses’ Theory as an Enterprise Risk

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Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article on governance implications of three recent False Claims Act settlements with hospitals involving Stark Law violations when a health system pays employed physicians more than the net professional income the physician generates. While the Justice Department previously “expressed skepticism regarding health system tolerance for practice losses, the formal pursuit of such an enforcement theory could be fundamentally problematic to the continued operation of an integrated delivery system,” Mr. Peregrine wrote. Read the full article.