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By Christina W. Fleps
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No hospital or health care facility can afford the disastrous results of a contract gone wrong. Hospital Contracts Manual provides practical, authoritative guidance so you can eliminate the possibility of unexpected and undesirable contractual results. Virtually every contractual issue that health care facilities face is covered in detail, including:

  • Shared services
  • Physician compensation
  • Management contracts
  • Managed care contracts
  • Fraud and abuse compliance
  • Antitrust
  • And so much more!

With Hospital Contracts Manual, you'll learn what contract will best meet your hospital's goals, what should be included in a particular contract, the implications of specific clauses and phrases, and how to ensure that your facility's interests are fully protected.

Specifically, Hospital Contracts Manual:

  • Leads you step-by-step to contracts that meet your hospital's objectives and minimize your risk
  • Explains and weighs pros and cons of the most common agreements in each contract area
  • Offers a comprehensive library of proven sample agreements, checklists, forms, clauses, and provisions
  • Is written in user-friendly language, without confusing "legalese"
  • And much more!

Hospital Contracts Manual has been updated to include:

  • Discussion of Medicare Part D and changes made to it by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Discussion of the Medicare Shared Savings Program and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  • Discussion of ACOs and the self-referral prohibition
  • Discussion of ACOs and the antikickback statute
  • Discussion of ACOs and the gain-sharing prohibition
  • New section on Medicare regulation of the formation of integrated delivery systems, including PSOs and ACOs
  • New sections on the special antitrust enforcement approach for ACOs
  • New sections on tax-exempt organizations participating in ACOs
  • Discussion of advisory opinions involving ACOs
  • Discussion of the HITECH Act as it relates to disclosure of HER and the May 2011 proposed rule

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Previous Edition: Hospital Contract Manual, ISBN: 9780894438288

Publish Date 05/15/2018
Publish Frequency Updated semi-annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454888802
SKU 10064790-7777
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 000000000010048274
Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Contracting
  • Chapter 2: Contracts for Professional Services
  • Chapter 3: Leases
  • Chapter 4: Health Care Provider Joint Purchasing Arrangements
  • Chapter 5: Management Agreements
  • Chapter 6: Third-Party Payers and Contracting
  • Chapter 7: [Reserved]
  • Chapter 8: Assurances in Federal and State Agency Agreements
  • Chapter 9: Financing the acquisition of Facilities and Equipment
  • Chapter 10: Design and Construction Agreements
  • Chapter 11: [Reserved]
  • Chapter 12: Managed Care Organizations and Contracting
  • Chapter 13: Trustee Compensation and Indemnity
  • Chapter 14: Impact of Canon Law on Health Care Delivery
  • Chapter 15: Contracting with Protestant Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Chapter 16: Antitrust Considerations
  • Chapter 16A: Contracts and Joint Ventures
  • Chapter 17: Fraud and Abuse Issues in Physician Transactions
  • Chapter 17A: Implications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
  • Chapter 17B: Research and Development Agreements
  • Chapter 18: Abbreviations, Glossary, Legal Sources