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Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

The internet has changed the way the world works and has probably changed the way that your company does business. In many ways, these changes have been positive, but there can be downsides when it comes to electronic communications and data. There is always the possibility that your business could face litigation. The data, records, […]

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Once a lawsuit is filed, attorneys and their clients must gather evidence in a process known as discovery. This process can result in evidence being found that was either known or unknown to one or both parties. Here are some details about discovery you should know if you are involved in a business dispute. What […]

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is helping to fight the opioid crisis by revoking controlled substance registrations from pharmacies, pharmacists, and prescribers under 21 U.S.C. § 824. The DEA revived this practice in 2018. It allows them to prevent suspect pharmacists, pharmacies, and prescribers from dispensing or prescribing federally controlled substances. In order to avoid […]

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Pharmacies and other healthcare institutions that can legally dispense medication are vital within the industry. Regulations created by the DEA are meant to protect the security of controlled substances as well as patients. These are not all of the regulations, but some of the main laws. You may be wondering why they are relevant if […]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
get expert help with Stark Law compliance with Brown & Fortunato

The Stark Law refers to a federal law that regulates how doctors can make referrals for certain items or services provided to Medicare and Medicaid patients. The Stark laws were named for Congressman Pete Stark, the original legislator who sponsored the first of the three bills implementing the law. The purpose of Stark Law is […]

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
healthcare attorneys help with more than litigation

Home health and hospice agencies must follow a large number of compliance laws along with staying in business. Having a good understanding of some of the biggest laws can help you and your staff stay up-to-date on compliance. Compliance laws and issues for home health agencies One of the biggest compliance laws for home health […]

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
get legal help when buying a practice

The purchase of any type of professional business, be it a medical, dental, or other healthcare related practice, is fraught with legal issues that require the skill and expertise of experienced attorneys. There are often numerous governmental and regulatory filings required when a professional business is sold. While you should always speak to a licensed […]

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
labor and employment laws 2019

There are a few labor and employment laws and ordinances that passed in 2018 and went into effect in the new year. Several changes have been made on both the federal and the state level with which employers should be familiar to ensure compliance. Employee tips One of the federal changes is with employee tips. […]

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
get help selling or buying a business with Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Starting a business is exciting. You are embarking on a new adventure with your partners. The future is full of opportunity and ways to make money, get new clients, and expand. However, running a business is more complicated than enjoying these benefits. Getting along with your business partners when the company faces challenges can be […]

Friday, March 15th, 2019
laws a healthcare attorney can help you understand

Any business that handles healthcare is in a unique position where they must blend business with providing medical care. The sensitive nature of the industry makes it one of the most regulated in the United States. It is vital for any healthcare operation to understand the laws that have been created to help guide them […]