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Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers of Five or More Employees Must Give Nursing Breaks »
Employers of Five or More Employees Must Give Nursing Breaks   Do you know that Illinois has a law on the...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Structures for a Physician Practice: An Informed Choice »
Business Structures for a Physician Practice: An Informed Choice One of the first decisions to be made by any new b...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Selling or Closing Your Practice »
Legal and Regulatory Considerations in Selling or Closing Your Practice Selling or closing a health care prac...
Thursday, February 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
License Renewal »
All Medical Practice Act licenses are on a three-year cycle that is due to expire on July 31, 2020.  By law, the Illi...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Discontinuing Confusion about Continuing Medical Education »
Discontinuing Confusion about Continuing Medical Education With the next license renewal set to occur on August 1...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Everything You Needed to Know About Continuing Medical Education »
Everything You Needed to Know About Continuing Medical Education     As an Illinois licensed doctor of ch...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physician Non-Compete Update: What’s Enforceable in Employment Agreements? »
Physician Non-Compete Update: What’s Enforceable in Employment Agreements?   “Restrictive covenants” are...
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Credit Card Payments for Physician Fees: A Regulatory Tapestry »
Credit Card Payments for Physician Fees:  A Regulatory Tapestry   Collections are a critical part of r...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical and Professional Service Corps [FORM] »
Did you know that a medical corporation, professional service corporation or limited liability company needs its own licen...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After Transition to Electronic Health Records: What to Do with Paper Files? »
After Transition to Electronic Health Records: What to Do with Paper Files? The use of electronic health records (E...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Liens for Services to Minor Patients »
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Liens for Services to Minor Patients   Does Illinois law permi...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telemedicine Review – Nutrition Services Online »
Telemedicine Review – Nutrition Services Online  As the health care market experiences an increasing demand fo...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Standard of Care vs. Innovative Techniques »
Standard of Care vs. Innovative Techniques: How Far Can You Push The Envelope?     Because chiropractic me...
Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to De-Identify Records that Include PHI »
How to De-Identify Records that Include PHI   Components of de-identifying patient records and documentati...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act »
Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act   The State of Illinois has a law that requires employers to pr...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICS Responds to UHC “Headache Policy” »
ICS Responds to UHC “Headache Policy” UnitedHealthcare issued a new reimbursement policy on June 1, 2018 ( Comm...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Paid Employee Sick Leave Ordinances in Cook County and Chicago »
Paid Employee Sick Leave Ordinances in Cook County and Chicago Both Cook County and the City of Chicago have passe...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cook County and City of Chicago Minimum Wage Increases Effective July 1, 2018 »
Cook County and City of Chicago Minimum Wage Increases Effective July 1, 2018   Both Cook County and the...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
I Will, If You Do: A Warning »
I Will, If You Do: A Warning Health care providers and the organizations that represent them have found in th...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Patients’ Right to Direct Provider Not to Submit a Claim to Health Plan »
  Patients’ Right to Direct Provider Not to Submit a Claim to Health Plan   May a patient direct a...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Combining, Using and Selling Dietary and Herbal Supplements in the Chiropractic Physician Office »
Combining, Using and Selling Dietary and Herbal Supplements in the Chiropractic Physician Office   The ICS ha...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treating Minors »
ICS Gains More Parity for Chiropractic Physicians:   What You Need to Know about Minor Consent Law   Up...
Monday, March 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Charging for Medical Record Copies »
Charging for Medical Record Copies -- Sorting Out the Confusion   It is a fact of modern health care practice:...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys Meeting June 2017 »
National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys Meeting June 2017: Online Reviews; FAA Exams; Service Animals in...
Thursday, July 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physician Rating Websites and Other Public Data Sources »
Physician Rating Websites and Other Public Data Sources: Information or Defamation? It's no revelation that...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Activating a Non-Renewed or Inactive Physician License »
Activating a Non-Renewed or Inactive Physician License   Updated 2-6-2018   All Medical Practic...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest & Collection Companies »
The following is a continuation of Adrienne Hersh's "Medical Billing & Collecting: Some Legal Guidelines" which can be...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Sharing Information with Patients' Friends and Families - A Common Sense Guide Under HIPAA »
  The increased regulation of health care information has been both a benefit and a burden, many would argue. Cert...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chiropractic & Medicaid »
Editor's Note: Originally posted on 6/1/2012.  Updated with OIG's 12/7/2016 Statement Regarding Gifts of Nominal Valu...
Monday, November 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Language Service Notices Required »
New Office Notices Required:  Language Services for Patients with Limited English Proficiency    Mos...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overtime Rules - Illinois and Your Options »
New Labor Rules May Impact Your Office   UPDATE (11/30/2016) - The rules changes covered in the fir...
Saturday, October 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Labor Laws: Overtime Rule »
New Labor Rules May Impact Your Office   The way that you pay your chiropractic assistants, chiropractic techn...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Associate Departure »
When An Associate Leaves - Steps For A Smooth Departure   [Editor’s note:  this article pertains to th...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Abuse Reporting »
*Editor's Note:  For information regarding mandated lead testing reports, see our article Screening for Childhood Le...
Friday, July 1, 2016   (4 Comments - view/add)
Personal Injury Payment Red Flags »
"Check" Your Endorsements on Injury Case Payments   The ICS has published information and forms to be used...

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