Overdue Rule Changes Brings Clarity to Patient Requests

Mar 23, 2020 at 12:59 pm by steve

A January 2020 decision by the District Court of Columbia has invalidated a rule regarding an individual's access to protected health information (PHI). The rule vacated a 201.... Read More

Preventing Diabetes through Lifestyle Changes

Mar 23, 2020 at 12:50 pm by steve

Approximately 30 percent of the three million people in metro Birmingham have pre-diabetes, a condition that can progress to Type 2 diabetes without treatment. The UAB Weight.... Read More

What Can You Charge for a Copy of a Medical Record? The Rules Have Changed.

Mar 23, 2020 at 12:46 pm by steve

As you may know, a patient has the right to access his/her medical records pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"). Providers can charge.... Read More

Is the CON Physician Office Exemption in Jeopardy?

Feb 19, 2020 at 10:02 am by steve

There is an ongoing discussion among healthcare provider associations regarding the appropriateness of the Physician Office Exemption ("POE") under the Certificate of Need ("C.... Read More

What You Need to Know About Selling Your Practice to Private Equity

Feb 18, 2020 at 02:28 pm by steve

Physicians across specialties are facing mounting legal and operational risks at the same time as health systems and private equity (PE) investors are hungry to buy practices.... Read More
November 2023 Cover

November 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:36 am by kbarrettalley

Your November 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!