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Responding to Negative Internet Reviews: Beware HIPAA

USA - November 23 2016 As a healthcare provider, you may log onto the internet one day only to discover a negative review from a disgruntled patient or family member…

Complying with HIPAA: a checklist for covered entities

USA - October 13 2015 The HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules apply to healthcare providers who engage in certain electronic transactions, healthcare…

Check your physician contracts

USA - January 8 2014 Contracts and other financial arrangements with physicians and certain other healthcare providers must be structured to comply with the federal Stark…

HIPAA: disclosing exam results to employers

USA - September 22 2015 Physicians and other providers are often paid by employers to conduct drug tests, fitness-for-duty or return-to-work exams, or employment physicals…

Liability for Non-Employees: Beware Apparent Authority

USA - December 5 2016 As a general rule, hospitals and other healthcare providers are not liable for the acts of non-employed medical staff members, independent…