Insights from Ludi

Does Crime Pay? 3 Implications for Physician-Hospital Arrangements from the OIG Semiannual Report

Posted by Gail Peace on Jan 10, 2019 12:04:03 PM


If you’re like me and track email updates from the Office of Inspector General – better known as the OIG – then you probably know about the weekly financial settlements many health care organizations face. But now that the new year is upon us, what can we expect from the OIG in 2019 – specifically, as it relates to physician-hospital arrangements?

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Topics: Fair Market Value, OIG, hospital compliance, Physician Relationships

Thanks For The Check. What's It For? Are You Paying Medical Directors That Don't Know They're Medical Directors?

Posted by Michelle Harmon on Aug 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Working with all sizes of hospitals and their physician partners at LudiTM, I see a lot of interesting things. Once, I met a Chief Medical Officer that carried around his physician agreements in a folder that had an orange stain on it. The stain was reminiscent of cheese puffs, but who am I to judge?

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Topics: physician contracts, Physician Relationships, physician administrative contracts, physician spending

Doc Doc Goose: The Data You Should Be Watching to Assess the Health of Your Physician Relationships

Posted by Michelle Harmon on Mar 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

How would your medical staff rate your health system as a partner? Have you asked? Are you wincing just thinking about it? Physicians are your most important partner as a health system to create the best possible teams for healthcare service to a local community and beyond. This is a relationship that has to be tended to daily. What are the data points to watch and measure for your physician relationships?

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Topics: Physician Relationships