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Alert: Update to Texas Privacy Breach Notification Law

Target. Equifax. Facebook. Capital One.  For us, a data breach is a reminder that the sensitive information we routinely entrust to organizations has inherent value and can be subject to nefarious attacks.  For organizations, it is a reminder of the great responsibility accepted because of the great power received from valuable information.  For states across […]

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Courtney Cowan and Sam Pondrom Speaking at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting in San Diego

Courtney Cowan and Sam Pondrom are in San Diego, CA speaking at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting. As part of the OFPSA Program, Courtney presented “Utilizing Non-Physician Providers: Who Can Do What?” on Thursday, October 3, 2019.  The following day, Friday, October 4, 2019, Sam presented “Who Can Do […]

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Alex Thiersch and Renee Coover to Speak at AmSpa Boot Camp in New York

Alex R. Thiersch and Renee E. Coover will present at the AmSpa Boot Camp in New York, New York on October 12-13, 2019. The boot camp covers important legal considerations anyone opening or running a medical spa should understand. The presentation, entitled “The Law,” will cover topics including an overview of rules and regulations affecting […]

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Fraud and Abuse Crackdown Continues in Oklahoma and Florida

In addition to the bright sun being so prevalent during these warm summer months, the fraud and abuse enforcement spotlight shines bright on Oklahoma and Florida. In Oklahoma, two cases were filed involving a total of three physicians and five marketers, who were all charged with anti-kickback violations involving compounded prescription drugs.  In one case, […]

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Alex Thiersch and Renee Coover to Speak at AmSpa Boot Camp in Seattle

Alex R. Thiersch and Renee E. Coover will present at the AmSpa Boot Camp in Seattle, Washington on July 20 – 21, 2019. The boot camp covers important legal considerations anyone opening or running a medical spa should understand. The presentation, entitled “The Law,” will cover topics including an overview of rules and regulations affecting […]

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What Do the Forest Park Verdicts Mean for Health Care Compliance in Texas?

After years of anticipation, seven guilty verdicts in the Forest Park Medical Center criminal trial (in addition to the 10 pre-trial guilty pleas) have reshaped the health care landscape in Texas, and the nation is watching. While the exact fallout from the stunning conclusion will take some time to play out (appeals will be filed), […]

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