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Don't Bet on Federal Tort Reform

With Republicans in the White House and Congress, the idea of new federal rules surrounding medical malpractice is gaining steam among physician advocacy groups. However, most experts are pumping the breaks, saying it's unlikely to happen. Also: Here are the steps you should take if you are sued for malpractice.

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Every practice has them: disgruntled employees and patients. Here's how to handle their complaints and avoid lawsuits.

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Pope Francis asked lawmakers to be sure healthcare laws protect "all," not just the privileged population.

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Asset protection for physicians takes many forms. Recent events involving sexual harassment are a risk every doctor must protect against.

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Keeping overpayments can end up costing a healthcare organization dearly. Here's what you need to know.

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The EHR is creating some risk and liability for providers. Some of these risks are obvious and some are not.

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What if the opioid epidemic hits your practice and forces one of your providers to check into rehab? Here are some questions to ask yourself.

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A recent case shows physicians that while commercial payers don't have badges and guns, they can hit your wallet hard.

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