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Justice Department OKs gainsharing for NY hospital group

Thomson Reuters, January 17, 2013
The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared the way for a New York hospital association to adopt a program that compensates physicians for reducing the cost of patient care. The Greater New York Hospital Association, which represents around 250 healthcare facilities in New York and nearby states, sought to adopt a so-called "gainsharing" program to give doctors a financial incentive to lower healthcare costs to hospitals.