Last month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its 2023 Annual Report on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which notes the CFPB’s activities and observations related toContinue Reading The CFPB’s Continued Spotlight on Medical Debt Emphasizes the Importance of Proper Provider Billing
Last month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) kicked off a rulemaking process that, if enacted, would reshape the credit reporting and debt collection landscape and could have a detrimental…Continue Reading The CFPB Considers Rules to Remove Medical Debt from Credit Reports: What does this Mean for Medical and Dental Providers?
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 a…Continue Reading The CFPB’s Latest Report on Medical Credit Cards Addresses Misleading Activity by Providers.
This blog post was first published on the Fox HIPAA & Health Information Technology Blog. It covers a critical new rule proposed by the Office For Civil Rights to close…Continue Reading Are We There Yet? New HIPAA Privacy Protections for Reproductive Health Data May Be Just Ahead
On December 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published a Bulletin warning HIPAA covered entities and business associates about the use…Continue Reading OCR Warns Covered Entities and Business Associates about Tracking Technology
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?
The federal No Surprises Act is now in effect, and it is changing how medical practices, ambulatory surgery centers, and hospitals interact with patients and health insurers. See our initial…
Continue Reading The No Surprises Act is Here: How do Practices Comply? (Part I)
Fox Rothschild Partners William Maruca, Esq. and Catherine Wadhwani, Esq. recently recorded a podcast summarizing key points on physician hiring, especially considerations when hiring and contracting with foreign national physicians. …
Continue Reading Recent Podcast: Physician Recruitment and Immigration
This post is a courtesy of Fox Rothschild attorney Nathanael F. Williams, Esq., and was first published as an Alert on Fox’s website.
Health care providers should take special …
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