Most physician compensation structures must comply with Stark laws. The danger is that practices may be in violation without realizing it, putting themselves at risk of fines and exclusion from Medicare and Medicaid.
Ericka L. Adler
Management Service Organizations are an increasingly popular practice. Here’s what you need to know before you agree to become a ‘friendly’ physician.
Physician practices in states with legalized medical marijuana or recreational marijuana need to consider how to draft policies detailing physician usage.
The dream of expanding your practice can be a reality—if you plan carefully.
Avoid legal trouble by doing a thorough review of the electronic prescription process, security options, audits and potential loopholes.
The legality of caring for minor patients once they turn 18.
It’s great that you want to share the wealth with your nonphysician employees. Just make sure you draft a policy that also meets state and federal laws.
Lax policies regarding medical records and ordering prescriptions and tests puts physicians—and their practices—at risk of DEA and HIPAA violations.
Physicians who write a script for themselves, or their friends and family, risk a suspended license—unless they have a record of proper documentation.
More patients are recording their visits at the doctor’s office, sometimes without permission.