Does Saying “I’m Sorry” Help or Hurt You?

There was a time when physicians wouldn’t hesitate to explain why a bad outcome occurred and offer an apology to

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Compliance: The Best Risk Management Tool

What is compliance, anyway? Something that you will know when you see it? What is an effective compliance plan? To

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Compliance is Crucial

In the current legal enforcement environment, it is crucial that healthcare providers prioritize compliance initiatives and programs in order to

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Pain Medicine is in Pain

LEXINGTON In an article within the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012, Phillip Pizzo, MD, and Noreen Clark, PhD,

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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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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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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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McBrayer Adds Medical Malpractice and More

LEXINGTON Five attorneys and two staff from the Fulkerson law firm have joined the McBrayer law firm in Lexington. Attorneys

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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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