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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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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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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News – Jul 2017

Brunner and Spurlin Join BHMG Gastroenterology LEXINGTON Mark Brunner, MD, and Mark Spurlin, MD, have joined Baptist Health Medical Group

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Watch Out MCOs

With reported revenues in the billions of dollars and net profits not far behind, insurance companies providing a Medicaid Managed

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News – Jan 2017

U of L Physicians Adds Three New Orthopedic Surgeons LOUISVILLE University of Louisville Physicians Orthopedics, long recognized as a national

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Opioids and Pain

■ MD-UPDATE: Describe the current state of opioid use, abuse, misuse, and addiction in Kentucky. MAZLOOMDOOST: Kentucky is consistently ranked

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Time for a Talk

Long-term care, often interpreted as a euphemism for nursing home residency, is hard to think about. And even harder to

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