Maintaining the privacy of healthcare data Is paramount, and a breach can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars... [Read More]
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Articles by Steven M. Harris, Esq.
Ongoing payment reform, healthcare consolidation forces rheumatology practices to reconsider ways doctors are paid... [Read More]
Doctors must consider and review bylaws of hospital medical staff privileges when entertaining employment with a hospital or private practice... [Read More]
Failure to have an updated Notice of Privacy Practices by September 23, 2013 could result in fines and penalties... [Read More]
The federal act mandates transparency within physician–industry relationship... [Read More]
Medicare’s ACO physician exclusivity provisions may preclude participation in more than one accountable care organization... [Read More]
Physicians’ business associates can now face civil and criminal penalties for violating HIPAA laws guarding the confidentiality of protected health information... [Read More]
These contracts can communicate a physician’s expectations for a pain treatment plan and guidelines for safe use by their patients... [Read More]
Physicians who are resigning, retiring, switching jobs, or are terminated should consider tail insurance to cover malpractice claims brought after they’ve left their current employer... [Read More]
Direct communication and a concern for the patient’s welfare should guide the process of terminating a physician-patient relationship... [Read More]