Legal

How an Honest Mistake Can Lead to Fraud
November 16, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, discusses coding and billing in physician practices.

Telehealth: Policy suggestions going forward
November 11, 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic has led to telehealth expansion, the question remains which expansions should continue.

Is There Liability if I Vaccinate My Staff and Something Goes Wrong?
October 12, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, addresses the question of what private practice dermatologist have to consider with Covid-19 vaccines.

Legal Eagle: Website Slander
September 27, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, explores patient reviews and how to handle negative/false reviews that are anonymous.

Shrinking Staff Levels Can Lead to Unhappy Patients
August 31, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, explores selling your practice to a private equity interest and the challenges that can follow, including staff shortages and longer patient wait times.

Chat Room Referral Could Redefine the Physician-Patient Relationship
July 21, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, explores chat room referrals and how they could possibly alter the physician-patient relationship.

Implementing Financial Planning Into Your Practice Post-COVID-19
June 30, 2021

In this third part of our webinar recap series, our expert panelists discuss financials involved in the dermatology business and how to navigate debts, profits, taxes, and more.

I Operated on the Wrong Nevus
June 24, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, dives into wrong-site surgeries and malpractice lawsuits.

I Used Botulinum Toxin Injections for Oily Skin—Now I Have Been Sued
May 19, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle article, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, examines physicians being sued for using injectables for off-label procedures, such as for oily skin.

COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal: Grounds for Termination?
April 16, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, explores the legality of terminating an employee for refusing a COVID-19 vaccine.