Integrative medicine standard of care: an evolving legal rule

Kudos to integrative medicine consultant Glenn Sabin for his bold post on integrative medicine standard of care - suggesting that integrative health should be the standard against which [...]


4 Legal Tips for Setting Up A Functional Medicine Practice

Here are 4 legal tips for setting up a functional medicine practice. When establishing your functional medicine practice, you'll be wading into clinical waters that are perhaps navigated by many [...]


These 3 integrative medicine legal trends can make or break your integrative medicine practice

Integrative medicine is morphing from an extension of complementary medicine and/or intrusion into conventional care, into everyday prevention and wellness. Find out how three integrative [...]


Michael H Cohen participates in Leadership Program in Integrative Health

Michael H Cohen will be presenting Legal Issues In Integrative Healthcare for The Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University.


Key Legal & Regulatory Trends in the Trillion-Dollar Healthcare Market for the New Year

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 [...]


FON Therapeutics (Integrative Medicine Consulting) Features Fee-Splitting 101

ON Therapeutics, a consulting firm focused on integrative medicine branding, marketing and strategy, featured Fee-Splitting 101 and related articles on legal and regulatory issues. FON is [...]


How to avoid legal pitfalls of physician (MD) collaboration with chiropractors (DC)

How can integrative medicine physicians collaborate with chiropractors, without triggering unnecessary patient liability, medical board discipline, or other legal exposure for fee-splitting, [...]


“Complementary & Alternative Medicine in Alternative Medicine in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

"Complementary & Alternative Medicine in Alternative Medicine in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" by Michael H. Cohen, Suzanne R. Natbony, and Ryan B. Abbott was published by Child and Adolescent [...]


Is it fee-splitting to share profits in an acupuncture, chiropractic, osteopathic, or MD physician group?

An acupuncture student from Northern California wrote in asking the following question about fee-splitting, kickbacks, Stark / self-referral, and group practices.


Are Ear Candles Medical Devices? FDA Thinks So.

The FDA believes that ear candles are dangerous and should be regulated as medical devices.In Don't Get Burned: Stay Away From Ear Candles, FDA warns consumers against using ear candles, and [...]