Healthcare Policy

Individual rights and communicable diseases in light of the Coronavirus

March 26, 2020

Social justice can only be achieved in relation to the Coronavirus when people are realistic and do what is right for the good of society.

Recent False Claims Act cases underscore DOJ focus on Anti-Kickback Statute violations

March 12, 2020

Government and Relators consider the substance of the form and will go after third parties that are used as conduits to perpetuate a crime or a fraud.

Medical spas and state laws

February 27, 2020

What you need to consider before offering spa services to your patients.

Behind the rise in large outlier medical malpractice verdicts

February 21, 2020

Factors including consolidation and monetary desensitization are to blame.

Indemnification is an underappreciated contractual provision

February 20, 2020

Proper understanding can lead to fewer headaches and litigation. 

EKRA Update: First Enforcement Action

February 13, 2020

Woman indicted for violating ERKA, making false statements, and tampering with records.

9 tips for responding to medical board complaints

November 18, 2019

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.

Productivity and termination: what physicians need to know when reviewing contracts

November 12, 2019

Compensation formulas based on productivity can become a major source of friction between physician and employer when termination occurs

Ignore a civil investigative demand at your own peril

November 07, 2019

Follow these steps if you receive a CID.

Thinking about posting PHI on social media? Think again

October 25, 2019

How your practice can learn from a recent case