Over the past several months, many clients have reached out to us with questions like, can an employer require their employees to take a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment? According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as... Read More
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The Whistleblower Exception protects a covered entity from being considered to have committed a breach if the whistleblower is a member of the covered entity’s workforce and is the victim of a crime. In a recent article in Relias Media called,... Read More
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As a service provider, you know the name and reputation of your medical practice goes a long way toward the success of your practice. But are you aware that Intellectual Property is one of the most important business assets you have. Intellectual... Read More
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A nationally known lab (“Lab”) recently filed a lawsuit against at least one urology practice in what may be a harbinger of a new trend to attempt to hold medical practices liable for failing to collect unpaid fees from patients of the practice... Read More
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As all providers know, healthcare is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the United States.  Unfortunately, failure to abide by these regulations may have far more wide-reaching impacts on a physician and a physician’s practice than... Read More
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Responding to the American Medical Association’s July 2018 “Truth in Advertising” campaign, the New Jersey legislature articulated a compelling State interest in: “patients being promptly and clearly informed of the training and... Read More
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In September 2020, Frier Levitt described how Humana Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. and affiliated Humana entities (“Humana”) filed a lawsuit against a Florida-based telemedicine company, QuivvyTech Corp., and its affiliated physicians (“QuivvyTech... Read More
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Self-regulation by the medical profession is separate and distinct from the conventional rules exercised by the judicial system. Peer review and disciplinary matters are generally heard before the Medical Executive Committee (“MEC”) at Hospitals... Read More
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In January 2020, the declaration of COVID-19 as a public health emergency relaxed certain billing requirements.  See 42 C.F.R. 422.100(m) (describing requirements applicable to services provided during a disaster or emergency).  These areas, as... Read More
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The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) continues to bring enforcement actions against entities it alleges have infringed on a patient’s right to timely access their records in violation of the Health... Read More
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