Mothers have a right to breastfeed in public — and in your practice, so find a way to make mothers, other patients and staff comfortable.
Health Law and Policy
A recent False Claims Act settlement and a healthcare fraud takedown in Texas highlight the need for compliance and vigilance.
A medical board complaint can be just as serious as a malpractice lawsuit. A defense attorney advises on how to respond to medical board complaints, and we list some common mistakes physicians must avoid.
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.
You protect yourself against medical malpractice, but are you protected against medical board complaints?
In the eyes of the law, prescribing opioids for patients with chronic pain means upholding ethical standards of professional conduct, not following a checklist.
Substandard care can lead to reduced payments for hospitals with excess readmissions.
Physician practices in states with legalized medical marijuana or recreational marijuana need to consider how to draft policies detailing physician usage.
The Department of Justice is taking action, so make sure you have an adequate compliance program in place.
A recent HIPAA fine and HHS’s healthcare app guidance underscore the importance of conducting risk analyses to protect personal health information.