Understanding the Complexities of Subsidy Payments for Hospitals

Richard P. Kusserow | September 2008

As a response to a variety of recognized needs, such as patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care, hospitalist programs are increasingly common at hospitals.  This articles focuses on subsidy payments that are often provided to hospitalist programs from the hospital, local primary care, and multispecialty groups.

About the Author

Richard P. Kusserow established Strategic Management Services, LLC, after retiring from being the DHHS Inspector General, and has assisted over 2,000 health care organizations and entities in developing, implementing and assessing compliance programs.