Issues & Cautions Associated with Medical Practice Affiliations with Hospitals & Alternatives


Overview of Presentation:

- General Trends

• Continued Erosion of “Traditional”

- Medical Staff-Hospital Dynamics

• Mega Trends

- Overview of Affiliation Models

• Direct Employment

• Professional Services Agreement Model

- Management Services Agreement

- Asset Purchase Agreement

- Excerpt from Mega Trends Affecting Physician-Hospital Relationships:

1. Increasing, Shared Economic Pressures from “Eroding” Payer Mix

•Declining income

•Accountable Care

•Pressures/insecurity resulting from “reform” driven by CMS for cost control, efficiency and “quality”

•Continuing pressures from payers for P4P, “full networks” and clinical efficiencies

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Topics:  Employer Liability Issues, Healthcare, Hospitals, Medical Liability

Published In: General Business Updates, Health Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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