Revisiting Federal Physician Compensation Restrictions

Change is in the air for federal laws that restrict physician compensation. Recent requests for information from the Department of

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Kentucky’s New Telehealth Act

Back in 2014, I wrote an article for MD-Update about treating patients by “telehealth” in Kentucky.1 While Kentucky was one

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2018 Kentucky Legislative Update

The last day of the Kentucky 2018 legislative session was April 14, 2018. Here is a brief review of some

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Samhsa Releases Second Part 2 Final Rule in Major Update

LEXINGTON Not only is the opioid crisis straining the resources of our healthcare system, but the increasing need for treatment

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A Legislative Update and Review of the MRP Process

As soon as the 2018 session of the Kentucky General Assembly gaveled in on January 2, the legislature began to

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Kentucky Declines to Adopt Negligent Credentialing

LEXINGTON Kentucky’s appellate courts have debated for years on whether Kentucky allows hospitals to be sued for “negligent credentialing.” Generally,

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2017 Legislation Muddies the Water for Kentucky Physicians and Providers

Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer described Kentucky’s 2017 legislative session as the most productive regular session in modern history. Over

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New Kentucky Legislation Clears State Law Barriers to Direct Primary Care Practice Model

During the 2017 regular session, the Kentucky Legislature paved the way for the “Direct Primary Care” practice model with the

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A New Day for Healthcare in Kentucky

Thanks to a new and sweeping effort at healthcare reform, Kentucky healthcare providers now need to know what to expect

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SB18: Peer Review Privilege & Medical Malpractice Actions

Great publicity surrounded the passage of SB4 during the recent legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly—the bill that established

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