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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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Sex and Subluxation: A Legal Guide for Texas Chiropractors

Engaging in sexual activity with patients is, as we say in the legal field, a very bad idea. Sexual misconduct can trigger severe disciplinary action by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (“TBCE”) and civil liability for damages. Doctors who behave responsibly with patients can nevertheless face liability for sexual discrimination and harassment in the workplace. And even doctors whose personal...

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Employment Law Basics: Tips for the Entrepreneurial Doctor

Note: This article first appeared in the Fall 2016 edition of the Texas Journal of Chiropractic, the premier resource for Doctors of Chiropractic in Texas. In his book The E Myth Revisited, Michael E. Gerber opines that the fatal assumption made by many small business owners is that “if you understand the technical work of a business, you understand a business that...

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Starting a Business: Tips for the Entrepreneurial Doctor

Note: This article first appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of the Texas Journal of Chiropractic, the premier resource for Doctors of Chiropractic in Texas. Many new doctors graduate from chiropractic school, decide to launch their own practice, and subsequently discover that while their education prepared them to deliver quality care to patients, it did not prepare them to own and...

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