3. Regulatory Environment
As a business in the State of Washington, there are numerous city or county, state and federal agencies with which you must register. All of these agencies have internet... more
Shakespeares Shylock wanted to exact his pound of flesh, but the Court warned him, shed no drop of blood. The courts and consumers attitude to those that charge interest has not much improved since... more
If you are a health care provider with a Medicare or Medi-Cal provider number -- especially in Southern California --chances are you WILL be audited or have an on-site visit at some point over the years.
Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) have been with us for some time now, mostly dealing with hospitals and only indirectly affecting physicians. It is likely that this will soon change. The purpose of... more
6. Zoning and demographics of your target location
If you are locating your clinic in an existing shopping center, or office complex, zoning will not be a problem. However, if you are locating your... more
While no one wants to think about a time when they will not be able to make choices for themselves, the fact remains that such a situation is possible for each and every one of us.
An accident or... more
In Maryland, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) establishes policy for the Medical Assistance program. Under the Medicaid State Plan and Medical Assistance Program Amendments and... more