Legal

Few hospitals complying with price transparency law
February 15, 2022

Just 14.3% of hospitals complying with rule meant to encourage consumer price shopping

An In-depth Guide to a Medical Practice's Legal and Tax Options
February 15, 2022

We sit down with the experts to determine what legal and tax factors come into play when deciding on the best corporate structure for a dermatology practice.

Legal and Tax Options for a Practice’s Structure
February 02, 2022

Both legal and tax factors come into play when deciding on the best corporate structure for a dermatology practice.

OSHA, the Needle, and the Fine
February 01, 2022

In this month's Legal Eagle, we dive into a case of a potential OSHA violation at a practice.

When Should Certain Legal Complaints be Made Public?
December 14, 2021

In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, discusses why sexual assault complaints must be made public, even if the defendant is found not guilty.

Most Hospitals Not Complying with Price Transparency Rules, Study Finds
December 10, 2021

A new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine finds compliance remains lacking a year after federal price transparency rules went into effect.

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.