Despite Barriers, Physician-Owned Hospitals On The Rise In Texas

Aug 6, 2013
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When you arrive at a hospital, your first question probably isn't "Who owns this place?" But the answer may be important. Critics say doctor owned hospitals increase prices, cherry-pick patients and create conflicts of interest. The Dallas Morning News reports Physician-owned hospitals in North Texas are finding ways to expand despite provisions in the Affordable Care Act that discourage their growth.

Physician-owned hospitals in North Texas are finding ways to expand despite being banned from accepting Medicare and Medicaid patients. They are catering to and cashing in on a narrow patient market. "I do not believe in trying to be all things to all people because when you do that, you

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