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HSA Owner’s Manual – 2nd Edition (Limted Avail.)

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October 17, 2017

HSA Owner’s Manual – 2nd Edition (Limted Avail.) What Every Accountholder, Employer, and Benefits Consultant Needs to Know about Health Savings Accounts—and How to Use Them Strategically by Todd Berkley “Better late than never, Todd Berkley has produced the Owner’s Manual for HSAs that is so long overdue. It is easy to understand and should… Read More ›

VA Secretary Shulkin Has White House Interview To Head HHS

VA Secretary Shulkin Has White House Interview To Head HHS David Shulkin, a physician and a holdover from the Obama administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs, is believed to be one of several candidates to replace former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. READ FULL STORY … SOURCE: https://www.wsj.com/articles/veteran-affairs-head-interviews-for-health-and-human-services-post-1507938721

LEGAL | MEDICARE | RISK | “…to clarify and stratify the different Medicare related risks a provider could encounter when establishing a DPC practice.” | JD SUPRA

Written by: Snell & Wilmer MARCH 14, 2017 – For providers interested in simplifying the provider-patient relationship, one option is direct primary care. Ironically, though, simplification can be complicated, particularly when the government is involved. One of the greatest hurdles to medical practice simplification is the role of Medicare on both the patient side and… Read More ›

LEGAL, LAW: Health Care and Corporate Attorney James J. Eischen, Jr. Joins McGlinchey Stafford in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –– McGlinchey Stafford LLP is pleased to announce James J. Eischen, Jr. has joined the firm’s Irvine, Calif. office as a Member. Eischen, a seasoned health care attorney, will work within the firm’s Health Care and Business Transactions practice groups. Eischen has nearly 30 years of varied experience in… Read More ›

Is the annual fee of $1,650 tax deductible? ~NPR [MDVIP]

When A Screening Test For Colon Cancer Leads To A Pricey Follow-Up August 30, 20165:00 AM ET By Michelle Andrews When DNA colon cancer screening tests find abnormalities, are patients discouraged about getting more diagnostic testing because of costs they will incur? And why do hospitals sometimes send a second bill for treatments given in… Read More ›

LEGAL, TEXAS + TELEMEDICINE: Texas drops appeal against Teladoc lawsuit

Texas and its state medical board on Monday withdrew their appeal that questioned whether Teladoc could challenge the state’s controversial telemedicine restrictions. By Erica Teichert  | October 18, 2016 The Texas Medical Board said its board on Friday voted to withdraw the appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. The board had… Read More ›

Legal review of Concierge Medicine contracts is needed to handle regulatory issues & liability risks. ~Cohen

By Michael H. Cohen, Michael H. Cohen Law Firm NOTE: Please be aware that the real identities or actual person names and the company names have been changed to fictitious names, however, the story remains true. Legal review of concierge medicine contracts is needed to handle regulatory issues & liability risks, as otherwise medical doctors… Read More ›

HEALTHCARE LAW: Legal Risks Arise in Interdisciplinary MD-DC Practice, Challenging Integrative Medicine Model.

By Michael H. Cohen, Michael H. Cohen Law Firm When medical doctors collaborate with other licensed healthcare providers (such as chiropractors) in a multidisciplinary, clinical care or integrative medicine setting, legal risks can arise that require careful navigation.  Integrative medicine and multidisciplinary clinical care When we create new models of healthcare, or models that cut… Read More ›