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Docs drawing more scrutiny, HHS counsel says
Modern Healthcare

While regulators have been tough on large commercial companies that use money to corrupt physicians’ medical judgment, they have not been as aggressive in going after the doctors themselves, said Lewis Morris, general counsel to the HHS inspector general. That’s been changing, though, as more doctors are finding their cozy relationships with devicemakers, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare organizations coming under the regulatory microscope. Those include consultancies, medical directorships and ownership stakes in side businesses, Morris said.

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