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Exceptions to the Stark Law Prohibition of Medical Referrals

The Stark Law governs what types of referrals doctors can make if they bill for Medicare and Medicaid. The presumption is that that referrals made by a doctor to a designated health service are [...]

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Five Steps to Meet HIPAA Obligations and Privacy & Security Compliance

Is HIPAA compliance a mystery to you? What do you have to do for HIPAA, and when?

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Can HIPAA Compliance Derail your Healthcare Website or Digital Health App?

Worried about HIPAA compliance for your healthcare website or digital health app? Consider a class action privacy lawsuit that came—and went—against MDLive. MDLive received a class-action [...]

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TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 5: HIPAA

PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND SECURITY ISSUES ARISE WHEN PRACTICING TELEHEALTH OR TELEMEDICINE JUST AS THEY DO IN A BRICK-AND-MORTAR PRACTICE. IT’S ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THESE [...]

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7-PART TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 4: STANDARD OF CARE ISSUES

HOW DO HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS HANDLE STANDARD OF CARE ISSUES WHEN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING FROM A DISTANCE?

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TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 2: LICENSING ISSUES

BECAUSE TELEHEALTH AND TELEMEDICINE OFTEN INVOLVE PRACTICE ACROSS STATE LINES, HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS MUST UNDERSTAND THE STATE LAWS WHICH ALLOW PRACTICE IN SITUATIONS WHERE THE HEALTHCARE [...]

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TELEMEDICINE LEGAL SERIES—PART 1: PRACTICE ISSUES

Healthcare providers who move beyond a brick-and-mortar physical practice often find themselves in a legal gray zone, wondering whether they are compliant, or even what rules might apply. This [...]

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Liability Protection & the Practice of Medicine for Non-Physicians

Are you a non-physician who wants to "partner" with physicians? Learn how the Medical Services Organization (MSO) model can help buffer you against regulatory risk. Understand the basics of [...]

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Concierge or Functional Medicine Practice Legal Issues: An Overview

Many physicians, chiropractors, and other healthcare practitioners are wanting to start a cash-based, concierge or functional medicine practice yet not run afoul of legal and regulatory issues

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Breaking Away Into Your New Practice and Common Insurance Issues

Are you planning to break away from your current employment to form your own medical or healthcare practice? Be sure to understand some of the insurance legal basics.