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How do regulatory agencies control ability to develop new health care delivery models?

How do regulatory agencies control your ability to develop a new health care delivery models?

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IRS DOCUMENTATION AND RULES ARE A BARRIER TO NEW DELIVERY SYSTEM
Medicare allows for a physician to reassign payment for Part B services to the physician's employer, provided that there is a true employer-employee relationship and the terms of the agreement stipulate that only the employer may bill for services provided by the employee physician. Evidence of an employment relationship may be whether compensation made to the physician is reported on an IRS W-2 or other acceptable IRS documentation. Generally, physicians and staffing companies have a contractor relationship not an employment relationship. If this is the case, the staffing company may not accept reassigned payment on behalf of a contractor physician based on the "employer" exception.

RESTRICTION ON CONTRACTS HINDER DEVELOPMENT OF NEW DELIVERY SYSTEMS.
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In a 500+ word solution, the response explores four different aspects of health care delivery models.

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