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Tag Archives: Barry Rosen

10 things to remember about physician employment agreements

The following are some pearls of wisdom pertaining to physician employment agreements. If an employment agreement requires that financial calculations are to be done according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), that means that the accrual, versus cash, method of ...

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The ins and outs of no-poach provisions

No-poach provisions are agreements that prohibit one company from hiring another company’s employees. This article addresses whether no-poach provisions violate applicable antitrust laws, and more specifically, the conditions under which no-poach provisions are legal. No-poach provisions are often horizontal restraints; ...

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The No Surprises Act’s transparency rules for health plans

The federal No Surprises Act (NSA) generally protects patients from receiving large unanticipated bills for out-of-network care.  To implement the NSA, transparency rules have been issued that require self-insured and insured health plans to include deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums on ...

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Using the Travel Act to prosecute health care fraud

The Department of Justice recently invoked the federal Travel Act to bring bribery charges against owners and managers of the now-defunct, physician-owned Texas Forest Park Medical Center (FPMC). Almost all federal health care fraud prosecutions involve Medicare, Medicaid or other ...

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Rosen and Montanio: MOC programs under attack

While not required to practice medicine, voluntary board certification in a specialty has progressively become expected, with patients, employers, hospitals and insurers looking to the board certification to determine the perceived competency of the doctor. Doctors that do not obtain, ...

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