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

Hospital Price Transparency Rule

Jan 17, 2020 at 03:52 pm by steve

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") published a final rule (the "Transparency Rule") at 45 C.F.R. Part 180 on November 27, 2019, that will, effective Janu.... Read More

Co-management Agreements

Jan 17, 2020 at 03:49 pm by steve

The absorption of physician practices by hospitals and health systems has soared the past decade. According to the Physicians Advocacy Institute, hospital acquisition of pract.... Read More

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May 21, 2024 at 01:33 pm by kbarrettalley

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