self-referral

self-referral

Physician self-referral Health industry The referral by a physician to a health facility–eg, imaging center at which he/she has a financial interest, but no professional responsibility. See Fee-splitting, Joint venture, Kickback, 'Safe harbor' rules. Cf Physician referral, Referral.
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Workers with musculoskeletal problems, mental ill health or drug and alcohol problems will also be able to access the programme through their GP, employer or a self-referral.
The Employee Assistance Programme (Eap) Will Be Accessible Via Self-Referral And Referrals From Other Organisational Parties Including Union Representatives, Human Resources And Line Managers, Taking Into Account Data Protection And Employee Confidentiality.
Self-referral, the focus of this paper, may be based on advice from friends, family, and one's broader social network, and may be shaped by various structural factors, including the availability of providers in a geographic area and inclusion in their insurer's provider networks (Forrest and Reid 1997; Forrest et al.
Dominant topics for this year's visits to Capitol Hill included Clinical Lab Fee Schedule reimbursement levels, lab workforce shortages, and proposals to repeal the Medical Device Tax and to remove Pathology Services from the safe-harbor exceptions to Physician Self-Referral laws.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: FMV in Healthcare Transactions: Compliance with Anti-Kickback and Self-Referral Laws.
The settlement also resolved allegations of illegal self-referral by a physician affiliated with Laredo (Texas) Medical Center.
To receive emergency food help customers must be able to demonstrate their need, primarily by being referred through an agency or by self-referral.
We count a self-referral as anyone who comes to us, whether it's for an examination, advice or support, and it's a positive thing that more and more people are feeling that they can do this.
Apart from that, the Ethics Committee at VSS decided Monday to initiate a self-referral and inspect Kokinov's case, asking the magistrate to appear for a hearing on May 13.
Ombudswoman Pauline McCabe said his self-referral to addiction services suggested he recognised a problem with his addiction yet appropriate consideration was never given to a prison medic.
Among the evidence to be highlighted tomorrow and by the briefings are: * Musculoskeletal disorders - self-referral to physiotherapy has been proven to be clinically successful and cost effective.
But because of the ominous potential for self-referral (resulting in escalating costs), CTA studies remained in the hands of radiologists.