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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Public reporting of physicians’ financial relationships (4)

Public reporting of physicians’ financial relationships (4)

February 26, 2009

The Congress should require all hospitals and other entities that bill Medicare for services to annually report the ownership share of each physician who directly or indirectly owns an interest in the entity (excluding publicly traded corporations). The Secretary should post this information on a searchable public website.

Appeared in: March 2009 - Chapter 5

Topics: Hospital and Physicians and other health professionals.