Federal regulators are focusing in on medical credit cards and financing plans and the roles that healthcare providers have in facilitating them. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is aContinue Reading The CFPB’s Latest Report on Medical Credit Cards Addresses Misleading Activity by Providers.
Following several patient deaths in connection with sedation procedures, the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners (“Dental Board”) in January 2022 published a series of proposed changes to its…Continue Reading NC Dental Board Proposes Second Version of Anesthesia and Sedation Rule Changes
The NC State Board of Dental Examiners (“Dental Board”) recently disciplined a dentist in March 2022 for failing to adequately supervise her practice locations in North Carolina. The dentist, who…Continue Reading North Carolina Dental Board Disciplines DSO-Affiliated Dentist for Failure to Adequately Supervise Practices
When hiring an associate dentist, it is critical for a dental practice to have a strong and clear employment agreement.
While practices often understand the importance of engaging a lawyer…Continue Reading Should a Practice Engage a Dental Lawyer to Negotiate an Associate Employment Agreement?
This post is a courtesy of Fox Rothschild attorney Nathanael F. Williams, Esq., and was first published as an Alert on Fox’s website.
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Dentists are now able to receive funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund, as a result of the American Dental Association’s advocacy.
Medical record requests by payors are commonplace for health care providers. Typically, these requests are received by a front desk employee who responds to the inquiry in short order. Yet,…
Continue Reading THE ABC’S OF THE S.I.U.: What Providers Need to Know
On June 3, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued revised Guidance permitting dental practices to re-open for non-urgent and non-emergent care, including, but not limited to, routine cleanings. …
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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is keenly aware of the need to protect employees of dental practices returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. …
Continue Reading OSHA Safety Considerations for Reopening Dental Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic
In the midst of the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, cybercriminals are targeting healthcare organizations with phishing campaigns, ransomware, and other malicious acts that can adversely impact health information technology, medical response, and…
Continue Reading Heightened Cybersecurity Risks for Healthcare Organizations during COVID-19 Pandemic