Section 441.168 - Hospital-based physician

441.168 Hospital-based physician. A physician who spends the predominant part of his practice time within one or more hospitals instead of in an office setting, or providing services to one or more hospitals or their patients. Such physicians have either a special financial arrangement with the hospital (salary or percentage of fees collected), or bill patients separately for their services. Such physicians include directors of medical education, pathologists, anesthesiologists and radiologists, as well as physicians who staff emergency rooms and outpatient departments.
 

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