Gainsharing “Beyond” 101: Managing the Legal Risks of Hospital-Physician Collaboration Programs

Conference Call


  • Latest CMS and the OIG (HHS Office of the Inspector General) guidance, including advisory opinions
  • Common gainsharing arrangements — what's legal and what's not
  • Criteria OIG uses to evaluate "properly structured" plans
  • Results of latest federal focus on gainsharing arrangements, including demonstration projects 
  • Proposed safe harbor/exception
  • Physician incentive programs that DON'T require OIG approval
  • How gainsharing is faring in the courts (Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hosp. v. Thompson)
  • Important related issues, including challenges for tax-exempt organizations
  • Lessons learned on the front lines of gainsharing. How are hospitals and physicians making these programs work?


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