Buying and selling a medical practice is much different than selling a commercial business. Due diligence must address special healthcare legal compliance issues, licensing requirements, patient [...]
Not understanding how and when California’s medical advice requirements can lead to criminal charges and medical discipline. What defenses may be available
MSO Gets Light Enforcement Touch by California Appellate Court Reviewing Management Services Agreement Legal Issues
MSOs (medical services organizations), or physician management and marketing companies, routinely come to us for legal advice about how to create and run an MSO profitably, in a compliant way, [...]
When Chiropractors work with Medical Doctors, fee-splitting issues arise. This is like Harry met Sally without the New Year's scene.
A physician called our law firm, complaining that the management company had "embezzled" funds from the account for the medical doctor's clinic. What should he do?
Can a medical management company or MSO control physicians given corporate of medicine concerns, especially in a strong corporate practice of medicine state? Whether the MSO can control [...]
The Supreme Court case of North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC is, in some ways, a watershed in terms of judicial resistance to monopolization of health care practices by a licensing board.
"I provide medical (or acupuncture, chiropractic, osteopathic, massage) services on an hourly basis and get paid a percentage of revenues in return.” Is that fee-splitting?
If you think Obamacare is the most important story in regulation of healthcare, you're missing these key trends that will shape the medicine of 2015 and beyond. Remember that technological [...]
The private practice of medicine increasingly is disappearing or morphing into concierge medicine, direct pay, or practice through giant health systems, reports the Los Angeles Times.