In an effort to shift payment models away from fee-for-service, more healthcare providers are being paid based on their ability to provide high-quality care in a more coordinated fashion through bundled payment arrangements. To that end, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that more than 2,100 acute care hospitals, skilled nursing…

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In the last year or so there have been a number of stories in the media about investigations into wrongdoing by compounding pharmacies, marketing companies and physicians. At last count there were nearly 100 federal investigations underway for what the feds believe are questionable financial relationships involving these three entities. In some instances, physicians are…

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