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What Does the Conflict Between the State Executive Order and Dallas County Order Mean for Dallas County Physicians Performing Elective Medical Procedures?

The last few days have been impactful ones for the Texas healthcare regulatory landscape.  On Friday, April 17, Governor Abbott released two Executive Orders (“EO”) addressing Essential and Reopened Services (“GA-16”) and Elective Medical Procedures (“GA-15”).  On Saturday, April 18, Dallas County extended its Safer at Home Order (“Dallas Order”) under its powers to declare […]

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Alert: COVID-19 Tips by ByrdAdatto (Episode 17 – States Use of Private Medical Equipment)

As regulations continue to change, stay up to date with ByrdAdatto as we release what you should know about the healthcare industry. In this video, Attorneys Michael Byrd, Brad Adatto, and Sam Pondrom share insight into states’ ability to seize private business medical equipment under emergency orders.  Sam will discuss New York, Texas, and California […]

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State Use of Private Property Under COVID-19-Based Emergency Orders

We have heard concerns from many of our clients regarding the state’s ability to take private medical equipment or facilities for public use during an emergency.  As part our series on the impact of COVID-19 on businesses, the article below discusses the ability of states to take such action and what it means for the […]

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Medical Practice Restrictions Due to Emergency Orders Under COVID-19

As the COVID-19 virus continues to impact the U.S., the state and local governments’ responses continue to evolve and expand.  While there is a lot of information going around right now, this article will discuss medical practice restrictions under emergency orders in Texas and California.   In a press conference on March 17, 2020, the […]

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Happy Birthday, Lucero Chavez!

Today, ByrdAdatto celebrated our BAU assistant Lucero Chavez’s birthday by surprising her with cupcakes from Sprinkles! It was a great way to start the year and recognize a valued team member. Join us in wishing Lucero a happy birthday!

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Fake or Real: Medical Estheticians

Fake or Real: I am licensed as a medical esthetician. Fake! Estheticians must practice within the state-promulgated scope of practice and only use titles authorized by their license.   To determine their scope of practice, an esthetician should look to three places: (1) the state laws defining estheticians’ scopes of practice; (2) any rulings or […]

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