Informed Consent and the Medical Practice
A recent case in Alabama highlights the importance of filling out informed consent papers thoroughly in order to avoid ending up in a courtroom.
Medicaid Cuts Maintained in New Obamacare Repeal Bill
Senate GOP leadership released a revised version of its healthcare bill, upping opioid crisis capital, among other changes, but Medicaid funding is still due to be cut.
Criminal Investigation Trends in Healthcare
A lawyer lays out three trends from upcoming investigations and criminal cases that physicians should keep in mind.
An Asset Protection Warning for Doctors
With their livelihood on the line, doctors need to be careful with who they listen to while seeking asset protection.
Opioid Prescriptions Falling, CDC Says
According to new data from the CDC, opioid prescription rates fell over a five-year period from 2010 to 2015, but are still triple where they were in 1999.
House Passes Federal Medical Malpractice Bill
On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would limit plaintiff damages to $250,000 in most medical practice lawsuits. It moves to the Senate.
Readers Argue Over Obamacare Repeal, Retail Clinics
Readers are split on whether or not the Senate's version to repeal the Affordable Care Act would serve the American people well.
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