A new study funded by Patient Rights Advocate adds to the evidence that physician-owned hospitals (POHs) are not comparable to or substitutes for full-service acute care hospitals.
Policymakers and others have expressed growing concern about the trend of physician practices becoming affiliated with hospitals and health systems.
The AHA is pleased to support the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2023 (S. 1302).
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday affirmed a district court’s decision dismissing a lawsuit that sought to turn a hospital’s decision not to hire a physician into a False Claims Act suit based on the Anti-Kickback Statute.
As we start to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding and reconnecting to purpose, rediscovering our why is key to moving forward.
AHA letter to Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., and Dina Titus, D-Nev., and Sens. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., and Jacky Rosen, D-Nev, expressing support for the Medical Student Education Authorization Act.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 17 issued a final rule with comment period related to certain policies for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS).
A recent opinion piece in The Hill promoting physician-owned hospitals gives a misleading and incomplete account of these facilities and the reasons for current statutory restrictions on their growth, writes Ashley Thompson, senior vice president for public policy analysis and development at the…
A recent piece in The Hill promoting physician-owned hospitals gives a misleading and incomplete account of these facilities and the reasons for current statutory restrictions on their growth.