Physicians can play an important role in reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths by prescribing naloxone (sold as Narcan, Evzio or others.) New Jersey’s Overdose Protection Act allows for healthcare… [Read More]
Over the past few months, current events alleging sexual impropriety have commanded sensational news headlines and stories. Implementing a chaperone policy in your medical practice could add more value than you think. As you know, there are many reasons for the use of chaperones during a physical exam. However, nationally and locally, claims alleging boundary violations and sexual misconduct in physician offices continues to occur. It is critical that you take care and follow very closely the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners regulations regarding the Presence of Chaperones.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a clarification on texting by medical providers regarding patient care. In unequivocal terms, CMS has declared that providers: MAY NOT… [Read More]
Providers are experiencing a significant increase in commercial payer audits and recoupments that are not only an administrative burden, but are also costly and have a negative impact on the… [Read More]
How is social media impacting your medical practice? You may think it doesn’t affect you professionally, but think again. Even if you’re not using social media, your patients are already… [Read More]
A patient complaint filed with the NJ Board of Medical Examiners (NJ BME) not only jeopardizes your reputation, it can also result in a modification to your license, additional education,… [Read More]