195.009 Medicare Hospital Incentive Payments

195.009

Medicare Hospital Incentive Payments: Federal law prohibits incentive payments by a hospital which are designed to induce physicians to admit Medicare patients to the hospital. The Texas Medical Association agrees that physicians may not lawfully or ethically accept such payments (Council on Health Facilities, p 72, A-91; reaffirmed CSE Rep. 5-I-01; reaffirmed CSE Rep. 8-A-11).

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October 07, 2016