Sutter Health to settle alleged Stark Law violations for $46M & 4 other must-read articles

Here are five of the most-read articles in Becker's ASC Review to read this week:

1. Erie, Pa.-based Tri-State Pain Institute is facing several lawsuits related to its finances and claims of a MRSA outbreak in 2017. Read the full story here.

2. Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health and a three-surgeon cardiovascular group will together pay the government over $46 million to settle allegations that they violated Stark Law, the Department of Justice announced Nov. 15. Click here to read more.

3. MB Real Estate Advisors acquired a medical office building and orthopedic center, spanning 184,181 square feet, for $56.1 million. Read more here.

4. Miami-based Gastro Health acquired Fairfax-based Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia. Click here to read what you should know about the partnership. 

5. Springfield, Mass.-based Pioneer Valley Surgicenter, currently owned by AmSurg and individual physicians, is planning a partial transfer of ownership. Read the full story here. 


More articles on turnarounds:
Pain physician pleads guilty to accepting $140,000 kickbacks from Insys
Cincinnati health system consolidates outpatient cardiology care in $2M renovation project — 3 insights
8 major CMS changes to take effect in 2020

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