Threats to Cardiologist Compensation in the Post-Alignment Years: How We Got Here and How to Proceed

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Cardiology, perhaps more than any other specialty, has seen a nearly complete and rapid transition from private practice to health system partnership. A consequence of health systems introducing compensation arrangements with aligned cardiologists was the imposition of regulatory requirements which didn’t apply as broadly as they did previously in private practice. In light of the government’s recent and dramatic increase in invetigations of fair market value (FMV) and commercial reasonable-ness (CR) this column discusses the impact on cardiologist compensation in the post-alignment environment.

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