Category Archives: State Law

To Record or Not to Record: Should Visits Be Taped?

A patient walks into a physician’s exam room with an ever present smartphone or another digital device. The patient is especially concerned for the information that could be discussed during this visit and wants to be sure that they can … Continue reading

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Healthcare Price Transparency: What’s the Impact of Shining the Light?

Transparency initiatives in healthcare are gaining steam, with the focus primarily going toward the price of healthcare services.  The concern lies not only with what hospitals charge, but also what physician practices will charge.  Insurers or payers have always been … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Risk-Bearing Provider Organization Regulations and Guidance

The Massachusetts Division of Insurance (“DOI”) is seeking final comments to the proposed Risk-Bearing Provider Organization (“RBPO”) regulations (the “Regulation”) and related guidelines (the “Guidelines”).  Comments must be received by the DOI June 23, 2014 at noon.  Any interested party … Continue reading

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