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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Services are available on a 24-hour basis and people can access them via Greater Manchester Police, or as a self-referral.
Bleyer, M.D., from the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and colleagues examined self-referral from the internet for genetic diagnosis of rare inherited kidney diseases in a retrospective study conducted from 1996 to 2017.
Brokers also have the option of customizing the policy coverage through self-referral to an Ironshore Environmental underwriter for special situations.
Advanced paramedics, advanced nurse practitioners, independent prescribing pharmacists, self-referral to advanced physiotherapists....
Speier offered the bill, which would end the physician self-referral loophole in the so-called Stark Law ("Ethics in Patient Referrals Act"), which was originally passed in 1989, refined in budget reconciliation laws in the 1990s, and implemented in stages by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the first decade of this century.
The research on patients who attend an ED after telephone triage, despite not having been advised to do so, is sparse, and the definitions of what constitutes this form of "self-referral" noncompliance are inconsistent.
As Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) amends the Physician Self-Referral Law and the regulations promulgated thereunder (the "Stark Law") from time to time, it is imperative for health care providers to keep themselves informed of the impact of those changes on their overall compliance.
Their 24-hour self-referral number is 02476 865 505.
Previously, Barney was senior congressional relations manager for the American Society for Radiation Oncology, where she was the lead advocate on issues including cancer research funding, Medicare, and self-referral. She has also served as field director for the Utah Republican Party and as a staff assistant for U.S.
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.
A seat at the table is critical to expressing the logic behind the means to curtail two major policy issues that are driving increased utilization of diagnostic imaging: self-referral (5) and defensive medicine.