Collaborative Practice Agreements for Independent Pharmacies

Collaborative practice agreements help pharmacists and physicians provide better healthcare to patients. The agreements need to be reviewed for federal, state, and medical board compliance issues.

The MSO/Physician Contract: Compliance with Stark Law’s personal service agreement and the fair market value compensation exceptions.

Managed service organizations are a common strategy for helping medical practices comply with Stark law, the AKS, and the corporate practice of medicine laws – including the relationship between [...]

Immunotherapy and Healthcare Compliance

Immunotherapy drugs are showing promise for treating cancer. Manufacturers of these therapies and doctors must understand the FDA, HIPAA, and other compliance requirements.

Integrative Medicine and Nutrition – Compliance Issues

Physicians, dieticians, and nutritionists who use integrative medicine need to understand the unauthorized practice of medicine laws and other compliance requirements.

The New Stark and AKS Laws

Physicians and medical practices should review their MSO and referral arrangements to help comply with the new Stark Law and AKS changes.

Legal Compliance Issues for Integrative Cardiology

Integrative cardiology practitioners, doctors and non-physicians, need to review their working relationship for violations of state licensing laws, HIPAA, self-referral laws, and other legal [...]

Exceptions and Alternatives to The Corporate Practice of Medicine

California has a strict corporate practice of medicine law. Physicians should consider a professional medical corporation. Doctors need to be aware of Stark Law and the AKS. An MSO may be advisable.

Legal Compliance Issues For Diagnostic Testing Centers

Diagnostic testing centers and the physicians who refer patients to them need to understand Stark Law, the AKS, Medicare requirements, HIPAA, and other compliance laws.

Health Compliance Issues for Dentists and Orthodontists

Dentists need to understand how Stark Law and the AKS affect their referral arrangements. Dentists need to understand corporate practice of medicine, FDA, FTC, and other compliance issues.

What Medical Practices and Healthcare Businesses Need to Understand about the “Reasonable Medical Necessity” Test

Physicians and other healthcare providers and companies that submit bills for medical services may be subject to Stark Law, AKS, and False Claims Act charges

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