Monday, March 24, 2008

Feds focusing on physicians

From the New York Times article:
A long-running federal investigation into the orthopedic device industry’s suspected kickback payments to hip and knee surgeons now has the doctors in the spotlight.

Having reached settlements with the five leading makers of artificial joints last year over the payments, the government has been focusing on the many doctors who receive money as the companies’ paid consultants.
Click here to access the NYT article.

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