Aug 9, 2010

Quashing Ownership: Health Reform Law Bans New Physician-Owned Hospitals

With nearly 70 Texas hospitals with some type of physician investment, the state is a national leader in the physician-owned hospital industry. And, members of that industry say it has been good for patients. But the health system reform law Congress passed earlier this year slams the door on new physician-owned hospitals by prohibiting them from obtaining a Medicare provider number.

From August's Texas Medicine.

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