Reacting to governmental concerns, a number of hospitals and hospital systems have adopted polices prohibiting, or severely restricting the purchase of implants from Physician-Owned Distributors.
LHP Hospital Group Inc.
- Legal (LL) Policies & Procedures
- Relationships with Physician-Connected Vendors
- Prohibition on Purchasing Certain Products from Physician-Owned Businesses
- Policy on Physician-Owned Device Companies, July 2013
- Policy on Physician Owned Entities Financial Arrangements Policy, May 2013
- Position Regarding Physician-Owned Distributors, July 2013
- Position on Physician-Owned Distributors, July 2013
Kalispell Regional Hospital
- Vendor Letter, June 2013
- Purchasing Implantable Devices From Physician-Owned Distributorships, June 2013
- Purchases from Physician-Owned Intermediaries/Distributors, February 2012
- Policy on Physician-Owned Intermediaries, May 2011