21s Century Cures Act: A Guide to Understanding for Those without a PhD

Sometimes government does pass laws with well-intentioned motives. The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) is a good example. Less

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Telehealth Services During COVID-19: What to Expect from Payers

Physician practices scrambled to offer telehealth services to patients during the first days of the COVID-19 public health emergency. At

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Significant Amendments to Kentucky’s Health Insurance Utilization Review Laws

During the 2019 Regular Session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill (SB) 54, which goes into effect January 1,

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Are You Prepared for a Department of Labor Audit?

If you think you’re ready … think again! It is no secret that compliance requirements have been increasing over the

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Ex Parte Communications

Witness interviews are one of the key tools attorneys use to investigate cases. These are performed “ex parte,” which means

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Recent Changes to the Role of Physician Assistants

As the demand for healthcare rises, physician assistants provide a cost-effective way to address patient care needs. The Bureau of

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Lessons Learned

The article in MD-UPDATE Issue #85 that focused on the recent legislation on collaborative agreements for nurse practitioner prescription writing

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Kentucky’s Amended Pill Mill Law

Kentucky’s troubled history with the abuse of prescription medication is no secret. Recent legislation hopes to reduce access to prescription

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Events – Sep 2012

Physicians Testify in Frankfort on Pill Mill Bill FRANKFORT Kentucky physicians and representatives for hospitals, nurses and pharmacists testified in

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The Perils of Prescribing Controlled Substances

As the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure’s (KBML) implementing regulations for House Bill 1 are now effective on an emergency

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