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Improved contact between physicians and their patients-- known as "etiquette-based communications" -- would improve the "inpatient experience" and could help a patient recover more quickly, a randomized trial found.
Payments made by a medical practice to buy out a retiring partner's entire ownership interest are generally subject to self-employment tax. Careful planning can change that.
We'll explain how, but first, here is some background information.
Early in the history of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), violations typically involved receiving a warning letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It was basically toothless and carried no penalties.