Update: California Temporarily Amends NP Supervision Requirements to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

In March 2019, ByrdAdatto wrote an article entitled, “Is Independent Practice For NP’s Coming to California?” which discussed the most recent bill introduced in California that, if passed, would allow nurse practitioners (“NPs”) to practice without the need for physician supervision. You can review the text of House Bill 890 (“Bill”) in full here.   […]

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Fake or Real: Medical Director Agreements

Fake or Real: Medical director agreements are not required in management services organization (“MSO”) arrangements. Real! The purpose of a medical director agreement is to memorialize the responsibilities of a physician, which are typically entail supervision and delegation, and address physician compensation.  In an MSO, the physician who owns the medical entity is usually the […]

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Happy Birthday, Alex Thiersch !

Today, ByrdAdatto celebrates our attorney Alex Thiersch’s birthday! Alex is in our Chicago office so we surprised him with a fruit arrangement from Edible Arrangements! Join us in wishing Alex a happy birthday!

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Surf’s Up on Website Inaccessibility Lawsuits

The Beach Boys believed “if everybody had an ocean, across the USA, then everybody’d be surfin’, like Californi-a.” Fast forward 50 years, there has definitely been a rising tide of enthusiasm about surfing, but it’s just not the enjoyable surfing experience the Beach Boys crooned about.   Recently, there has been a rise in frivolous […]

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Courtney Cowan and Kita McCray To Present On Using Telemedicine in Med Spas Via Webinar

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Courtney Cowan and Kita McCray will present on FaceTime, Skype and Med Spas – What is the Law Regarding the Use of Telemedicine in Med Spas? The one-hour webinar will discuss the varying state and federal rules for providing telemedicine in medical spa practices. Courtney and Kita will provide an […]

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123s of Negative Patient Reviews

Benjamin Franklin said, “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.”  It’s been a couple of centuries since Franklin made this statement, yet the same remains true today. It is especially true in healthcare where patient dissatisfaction can be amplified with just a few keystrokes […]

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