Functional medicine wellness practices must answer to similar legal rules as medical practices in general – only we tailor our legal consults to the needs of the particular functional medicine [...]
Alternative Medicine Fraud Remains an FDA Staple, Despite FDA Guidance on Low-Risk, General Wellness
Healthcare fraud remains a broad regulatory category that enforcement authorities can use against the manufacturer or distributor of a healthcare product that raises questions in the minds of [...]
Michael H Cohen will be presenting Legal Issues In Integrative Healthcare for The Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University.
The Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, has revised its pain management standard to include complementary [...]
"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?
Can Integrative Medicine Be Made Clinically Responsible, Ethically Appropriate, and Legally Defensible?
How can integrative medicine be made "clinically responsible, ethically appropriate, and legally defensible?" I invented the above mantra during my five years on faculty at Harvard Medical School.
Healthcare & FDA attorney Michael H. Cohen is co-author of "Medico-Legal Issues in Cardiology," published by Cardiology in Review 2013;21:222-228. The article aims to educate physicians about the [...]