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Six Steps to Take to Help Your Health Care Practice Avoid Fraud

When people think of “white collar crime,” they usually think of the stock market. But billions of dollars are stolen each year in healthcare fraud, one of the fastest growing white collar crimes in America. In 2022 alone, a single healthcare fraud case brought charges against over a dozen fraudsters, claiming that over $1.2 billion had been stolen from...

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What Is the Stark Law?

Have you ever faced a situation where your doctor referred you to a “miracle” clinic, only to find that your same doctor owns that clinic too? Or how about when your doctor recommends a treatment, and you later discover his brother owns the company providing it? These situations may violate the Stark Law, and you may be entitled to...

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What You Need to Know About Physician Employment Agreements In Texas

While most Texas employees work on an at-will basis, doctors usually have written physician employment agreements in place. For experienced doctors or specialists, these contracts can be worth hundreds of thousands, even millions, of dollars.  Typically, a physician employment agreement is a straightforward document. However, if a dispute arises between a doctor and their practice or between a practice...

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How to Start a Medical Practice in Texas

Starting your own medical practice is an exciting way to take the next step in your journey as a medical professional. However, when considering how to start a medical practice in Texas, the law can be complicated and challenging. Whether you are an entrepreneur considering providing financing to a medical business or a physician striking out on your own,...

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Medical Office Compliance Plan: A Primer for Healthcare Business Owners

State and federal laws heavily regulate the healthcare industry in the United States. As a result, if you are involved in any level of providing healthcare services in our country, you must always remain aware that there are complex compliance issues you must adhere to. Here is a look at some of the basic regulatory issues you might encounter...

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Physician Employment Contracts and Your Healthcare Business

Over the years, doctors signing physician employment contracts with small practices has become increasingly commonplace in Texas. Retaining a physician employment contract attorney’s services to identify the obligations and expectations of either party to physician employment agreements can minimize future disputes.  For assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our firm online or call (512) 410-0343 today. What Is a...

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How to Sell a Medical Practice in Texas: Step by Step Guide

This comprehensive guide explains how to Sell a Medical Practice in Texas. We will review the most important things to consider before you move forward with your decision. A physician may sell their medical practice for a variety of reasons. For some, a well-deserved retirement is on the horizon, while others may be seeking a better opportunity elsewhere. A...

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How to Buy a Medical Practice in Texas [Step by Step]

This is a step-by-step guide on How to Buy a Medical Practice in Texas. Purchasing a practice is an incredible undertaking and a complex process. In this guide, you will learn how to acquire a medical practice and better understand the factors you should consider before making a final buying decision. Whether you want to expand your current practice...

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Texas Chiropractors: Protect Your Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Monday, March 23, Texas healthcare attorney Joshua Massingill joined Darla Sees, an organizational development and human resources consultant, in a webinar hosted by the Texas Chiropractic Association: Protecting Your Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic. The webinar featured important legal, financial, and human resources updates related to the novel coronavirus crisis and is essential viewing for Texas chiropractors. Also, the Texas...

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Texas Stem Cell Law Update

THE FOLLOWING IS AN EDUCATIONAL ARTICLE INTENDED TO HIGHLIGHT RECENT DEVELOPMENTS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO PHYSICIANS AND OTHER HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS. IT IS NOT A LEGAL OPINION AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY IS CONSTANTLY CHANGING SO FACTS, CIRCUMSTANCES, RULES AND REGULATIONS MAY CHANGE THAT WOULD ALTER THE ANALYSES BELOW. In recent weeks,...

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