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Is Independent Practice For NP’s Coming to California?

A new bill introduced in California would allow nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice without the need for physician supervision. Many states have already passed laws granting NPs independent practice authority, but California, which has long been at the forefront of developing medical regulations, has thus far not followed suit. This may change with the proposed bill, […]

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Houston Illegal MedSpa Activity – Another Botox Arrest.

In the latest crackdown on illegal MedSpa activity in Houston, another person was arrested and charged for the unlawful practice of medicine. On Wednesday, the owner of Paloma Clinic Spa in northwest Houston was arrested for offering illegal Botox injections to an undercover officer.  Police allege that the owner is not licensed to give Botox […]

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Two Fraud and Abuse Anti-Kickback Settlements Shine the Spotlight on Marketing and Medical Director Agreements.

Enforcement of fraud and abuse and anti-kickback continues throughout the country with Oklahoma now the center the attention where illegal kickback payments from OK Compounding, LLC were at the center of two recent civil settlements.  These civil settlements come on the heel of criminal grand jury indictments against 3 individuals (2 physicians) in December. In […]

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Renee Coover Named an Illinois Rising Star!

ByrdAdatto would like to congratulate Renee Coover on her selection as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine for her work in business and health care law!  This is the 5th year in a row Renee has been named a Rising Star! A former labor and employment litigator, Renee now devotes most of her […]

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Alert: New Houston-Area MedSpa Arrest

Another Houston-area MedSpa has had an employee arrested as part of a sting operation.  Jessica Willey with ABC13 in Houston reported the arrest on Thursday, February 7th.  ABC13’s report may be found here. We do not have additional information at this time, so at this point nothing more is known other than the allegations being […]

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Meet New ByrdAdatto’s New Partner, Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD!

Meet ByrdAdatto’s New Partner – Jeffrey J. Segal, MD, JD   ByrdAdatto is expanding its national footprint again with the addition of Jeffrey J. Segal as a partner.  Jeff is a neurosurgeon, entrepreneur, and attorney who uses his powerful background to lecture at medical conferences throughout the country and run several successful health care businesses. […]

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