4 edition of Antitrust for Physicians found in the catalog.
March 31, 2000
by Not Avail
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||250|
Books; Antitrust Considerations In Establishing Medical Provider Networks. Medical providers, mainly physicians and hospitals, often run afoul of the antitrust laws when attempting to form networks for the purpose of negotiating with large payors such as health maintenance organizations or insurance companies. Such problems can be. Increased Federal Trade Commission scrutiny regarding hospital acquisitions of physician practices culminated in the first-ever antitrust enforcement action of its kind earlier this year. In.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) have actively enforced the antitrust laws in the healthcare industry in the first half of As the developments below make clear, businesses in the healthcare sector should be aware of the antitrust risk associated with direct interactions with competitors, contracts that impact competitors. As other perspectives on antitrust law have fallen away, Posner's book has played a major role in transforming the field of antitrust law into a body of economically rational principles largely in accord with the ideas set forth in the first edition. Today's antitrust professionals may disagree on specific practices and rules, but most Reviews: 6.
Abstract. As members of the IDSA, you are well aware that, increasingly, private market forces are dramatically transforming the organization of medical care. Medical providers, mainly physicians and hospitals, often run afoul of the antitrust laws when attempting to form networks for the purpose of negotiating with large payors such as health maintenance organizations or insurance companies. Such problems can be minimized, and perhaps avoided altogether, by advance analysis and planning, and by.
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The antitrust laws do not prohibit professional consultation with health insurers, peer review of professional practices or utilization of hospital facilities, disciplinary actions by professional societies, or the formation and participation in prepaid health care plan where the physicians are sufficiently integrated into the financial.
Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea Miscellanea: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Waris, Ali. Antitrust for physicians. Newtown Square, Pa.: Literacy House.
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ANTITRUST AND PHYSICIAN PAYMENT Michael R. Pollard The purpose of this paper is to review antitrust principles and laws as they relate to physician payment.
Kumar PD. Antitrust laws: evolving trends. Physician Leadership Journal ;May/June Emery DW. Global theory and the nature of risk, Part I. How orthodox managed care stifles innovation.
Physician Exec. May-Jun;25(3) Federal Trade Commission. The antitrust. The threat of antitrust liability is real for a physician group that fixes prices or engages in other anticompetitive conduct, such as agreeing to boycott a third-party provider.
In a recent case in Virginia, a physician group challenged by federal and state antitrust enforcers had to pay $, to the state to settle charges that its members. Discover the best Antitrust Law in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Negotiation and Antitrust: A Guide for Physicianscopyright American Medical Association, in the prior edition of this book.
DISCLAIMER This publication from the American Dental Association Division of Legal Affairs is intended as an informational guide for. Competition in this vast market ultimately will benefit consumers by containing costs, improving quality and encouraging innovation. The FTC has provided wide-ranging guidelines to health care market participants, including physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, other sellers of health care products and insurers.
8 Antitrust laws explicitly prohibit practices such as price fixing. The American Medical Association (AMA), founded in and incorporated inis the largest association of physicians—both MDs and DOs—and medical students in the United States.
The AMA's stated mission is "to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health." The Association also publishes the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Antitrust enforcers, schooled in the use of freight books, basing points, the basic concern was over the nature of the product of the educational process—the physician. Drawing on antitrust principles such as the FTC is charged with furthering, we argued the need for greater diversity of products, and for an escape from the particular.
A recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is another reminder that competing physicians must be aware that the antitrust laws limit the extent to which competitors may act jointly and that a failure to consider these limits may expose physicians to the cost, risks and burden of a government enforcement action.
The FTC Complaint. Another major antitrust issue is whether a physician network joint venture is likely to attain market power -- that is, the power to raise prices above the competitive level or to impede the development of competing networks.
In evaluating the likelihood that a plan will be able to exercise market power to the detriment of consumers, we look. The cases represent the most significant antitrust developments involving physician acquisitions since federal and state antitrust enforcers won a. offered books at prices below those of its brick-and-mortar competitors.
–Amazon would buy a book for $15, then sell it proper antitrust geographic market for hospital services, the fact finder asks whether the hospitals in independent physician group • The FTC alleged that this acquisition.
Under Policy Statement 8, physician networks in which members collectively agree on prices or other significant terms of competition, and jointly market their services, will be analyzed under the more comprehensive analysis of the antitrust rule of reason rather than the per se rule of illegality if the physicians share substantial financial.
(D) maintain an internal mechanism by which questions about the application of the antitrust laws and this Final Judgment from any of Defendant FPD's directors, officers, managers, agents, employees, and representatives, who provide or have provided, or supervise or have supervised the provision of, services to independent physicians, can be.
What The Antitrust Exemption For Health Insurers Means With comprehensive health care legislation foundering, House Democrats are turning to a. August Antitrust Issues Facing Physicians in Medicaid and Professional Licensing By John T. Mooresmith Physicians who were practicing in the s were involved in.
Federal antitrust authorities have never challenged a physician practice merger, and the physician networks they have attacked all had in excess of a percent market share.
The issues keep piling up for Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos as he heads into a U.S. House of Representatives antitrust hearing Wednesday. Bezos has. A common source of frustration for physicians is the aggressive policing of physician practices for antitrust activity in contrast to the health insurance conglomerates, which are to a certain extent immune from prosecution for similar behavior.
Congress has granted immunity from antitrust legislation under five specific circumstances.Waris, Ali, Robert A. Auclair and Maria Frigoletto.
Antitrust for Physicians. Newton Square, PA.: Literacy House, xx, pp. Cloth. Dust jacket. New. * Topics covered include peer review immunity, adverse actions by hospitals against staff privileges, conspiracies, monopolies and exclusion of physicians, exclusion of non physician practitioners, breach of contract in staff.
Whatever the impact on costs, proponents of antitrust exemptions for physicians often suggest that collective bargaining will result in increased quality of care.
However, physician collective bargaining has historically focused on physician compensation and not on patient care issues. Moreover, as Chapter 1 explains, current antitrust.