Author | Alice G. Gosfield, JD

Articles

Quality compensation increasingly a factor in physician compensation

As more and more organizations shift to pay-for-performance compensation, practices that stick to the once-dominant pay-for-productivity model soon may find themselves in the minority.

Repayment of Stark violations can be tricky

Exceptions that permit referrals under Stark are complex, therefore determining a violation has happened and the preferred way of managing are also difficult.

Know when the Stark law applies to you

The Stark law is relevant only in situations that involve a specific set of health services and patients who use Medicare.

Q&A: When your employer is also your health insurer

When my employer, which is also a health insurer, asks me for personal health information, is that a HIPAA violation?