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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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Mandatory Compliance Programs Are Coming

Does your medical practice or healthcare entity have a compliance program in place?  If not, the organization could be at significant risk of violating relevant healthcare laws, even just through inadvertence.  If there is a compliance program, have the policies … Continue reading

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The Ounce of Prevention: a Legal Audit of Your Medical Practice

Even though the Stark law has existed in its present form for the past two decades, there are many physicians who still fail to comply with it. Unfortunately, they only seem to discover they have a problem when the government … Continue reading

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