While claims don’t always lead to court cases, they can lead to stress, says Stephen E. Wolverton, M.D., a dermatologist with Indiana University Health in Bloomington, Ind. Learn more about managing the stress associated with malpractice claims.
Health Law & Policy
Providers should evaluate Anti-Kickback and HIPAA compliance simultaneously.
Congress is debating a plan that would have significant effects for a large majority of U.S. medical students.
Will government ‘solutions’ to the opioid crisis make it worse?
The Food and Drug Administration has warned L’Oreal it must alter claims about the capabilities of some of its anti-aging products, or face an order to halt sales.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill designed to curtail the unlicensed practice of medicine, particularly medical spas and similar aesthetic procedure clinics.
The LipoTron 3000, a popular aesthetic device touted for its ability to eliminate fat, is gaining popularity in some physicians’ offices around the country, but the product hasn’t been cleared by federal authorities.
The Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons is actively lobbying for more regulation of the country’s cosmetic surgery industry following the recent scandal involving breast implants containing substandard silicone filler.
A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would require the secretary of Health and Human Services to implement an education campaign to inform breast cancer patients about their options related to breast reconstruction.
Cosmetic procedures may become subject to France’s value-added tax under the country’s new Socialist government.