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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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 Checkup on Medicaid and Behavioral Health Services

It has been a long time coming, but on March 30, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”)

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How Inbound Marketing Works for Physicians

Do you remember the last time you googled your name? Did it leave you seeing stars, wondering how you can

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Senate Bill 118 Sets It Sight on Improved Quality of Care

On April 7, 2014, Governor Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 118, an act related to prescription eye drops. The bill

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Health Care Is a Pyramid Scheme

LEXINGTON, KY On Tuesday, November 12, Mark D. Birdwhistell presented to the Lexington Medical Society, “Everything you want to know

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Get Ready to Negotiate

Since the enactment of EMTALA in 1986, hospitals have struggled with providing sufficient call coverage to meet federal requirements as

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Frustrated with the Rising Cost of Health Insurance Coverage for Your Staff?

LEXINGTON Buried in the mounds of pages of healthcare reform legislation is a tax credit available for certain small employers

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