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Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Managed care contracts must be negotiated between healthcare providers, such as doctors and hospitals, and a managed care organization (MCO) such as an HMO or a PPO. These organizations are always looking for discounted rates, which presents a challenge to providers who are facing rising costs and more legal requirements. A common mistake made by […]

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

It is quite common for the terms labor law and employment law to be used interchangeably. While these phrases share common terminology, they are two distinct forms of the practice. However, there is some crossover between the two concepts. Employment law covers all laws, mandates, and regulations regarding the employee-employer relationship. Labor law typically focuses […]

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Do you have durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics or related supplies (DMEPOS) in your healthcare office provided by a home medical equipment (HME) supplier? If so, you should have a lending arrangement with that supplier, which is often called a loan or consignment closet. The medical equipment and supplies in loan and consignment closets are […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Lawyers play different roles in the legal world and most specialize in a certain practice. Some lawyers work on criminal cases, in either the prosecutor or defense attorney role. Other attorneys work on civil cases; these attorneys are known as litigation lawyers. What role do litigation lawyers play in court cases and what qualities does […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Federal laws are very particular when it comes to how healthcare providers, including durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers, get information on patients. These laws may come into play when DME suppliers attempt to generate new business. Lead generation efforts are one part of the sales process that can cause suppliers to violate any number of […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Royalties are one way a landowner receives compensation for an oil or gas lease. Royalty interest is the landowner’s share of the gross production, and a royalty owner does not bear the costs of production. For many landowners, calculating royalties can be the most important part of a lease. However, this calculation can also be […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Pharmacies in the U.S. rarely get visits from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Usually, the state authorities will handle inspections and enforcement of regulations concerning pharmacies. However, in cases of drug diversion from pharmacies, and in certain cases of “doctor shoppers” and forged prescriptions, the DEA may need to become involved. Pharmacy owners and […]

Monday, July 6th, 2015

When you sue someone or bring a lawsuit against a company or an individual, you are starting the litigation process. Choosing to litigate a dispute is usually the measure of last resort. This process often happens after failing to come to an agreeable solution to the problem. During the litigation process, filing suit and sending […]

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Litigation is a tried and true method of resolving disputes in front of a court of law. According to West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, litigation is “an action brought in court to enforce a particular right.” American law has its basis in the British legal system that was in place when the Colonies won their […]

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The mineral rights to a piece of property are often more lucrative than the surface. This calculation is especially true in oil and gas rich areas. If you are a landowner who has mineral rights to a piece of property above an oil or gas reserve, it is important to understand the mechanics of conveyancing […]