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Electronic health record license agreements

The license agreement is the backbone of the relationship between the practice and the vendor. As with any other contract, some terms will be negotiable and some terms are non-negotiable. It is therefore essential to understand the impact of the license’s language on this relationship.

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Joint ventures with tax-exempt hospitals

The IRS position regarding the tax implications to tax-exempt hospitals created uncertainty and slowed the number of joint ventures with physician groups. That is, until a recent IRS ruling which is widely viewed as providing more flexibility in structuring joint venture arrangements of this type.

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A primer on "silent PPOs"

Physician practices must be vigilant to assure that only patients entitled to a discount are receiving the negotiated fee. Otherwise, your practice will be extending a discount to individuals and payors who should be paying your billed charges in full.

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