Fee For Service: Caremark Faces Heat for Paying Doctors Who Sent It Patients

Number 12073
Subject Health Care
Source Wall Street Journal (New York)
State NY
Year 1994
Publication Date Nov. 11
Summary The Wall Street Journal reports that "When Bruce A. Marguilis left the home-health-care business last year, the physician was a millionaire many times over. But not from practicing medicine. The internist was a kind of super-salesman for Caremark International Inc., the U.S. leader in home intravenous therapy.... But now Dr. Margulis is a prime focus of a broad federal investigation into alleged kickbacks by Caremark and other health-care companies to doctors for patient referrals..."
Category General
Pages 5
Keywords Detroit FBI Federal Bureau of Investigations HHS Health and Human Services conflict of interest business ethics
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