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Episode 53: Physician Compensation Methodologies under the Stark Law
- December 19, 2019
Anna Grizzle joins Mark to discuss the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit False Claims Act (FCA) decision calling into question productivity-based physician compensation structures under the Stark Law. Mark interviews Anna to hear her perspective on the U.S. ex rel. Bookwalter v. UPMC and the Third Circuit’s decision.
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The case involved employment arrangements between the medical center’s subsidiary physician practice entities and neurosurgeons who performed procedures at affiliated hospitals. The Third Circuit’s decision appears to call into question a common compensation methodology for physician professional services.