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Discuss any connection between the evolution of health care as a business and the Stark Laws
At the core of healthcare are physicians who are the life-blood of the healthcare industry, which is why the evolution of healthcare as a business has been necessary with Federal Stark Law. The Stark Law is the most important law affecting physicians employed by health care systems in America and physician compensation is one of the most pressing issues affecting health care systems. Therefore, these systems have had to evolve into professional business models to adhere to the Stark laws because guidelines under the Federal Stark Law are always present when payment pursuant to the employment agreement between physicians and health care systems is structured (Health Law, 2012). ...
You are the head administrator for Sundown Community Hospital.
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You are the head administrator for Sundown Community Hospital. The board of directors has directed you to enter into a joint venture agreement with Central Park Medical Group, a physician group practice whose patient population (60%) consists of Medicare patients. To make the bid attractive, you have been authorized to offer permanent staff privileges to the physician owners as well as monthly bonus arrangements.
In light of anti-kickback laws, and Medicare regulations, and the case decision in Feldstein v. Nash Community Health Servs., Inc., No. 5:97-CV-522-BR-3, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA, WESTERN DIVISION, 51 F. Supp. 2d 673; 1999 U.S. Dist. what concerns do you have and do you proceed with the arrangement as the board has directed? What recommendations would you make?
*Identify and discuss applicable federal regulations relating to kick-backs;
*Using the applicable statutes, the Feldstein case and other relevant cases from your individual research discuss the proposed scenario.
*Make recommendations in light of the applicable statutory and case law.