Steven M. Harris
Understanding, Counsel Can Help to Navigate Payor Audits
August 3, 2016
Receiving notice from a payor that you are being audited can be alarming. Questions will inevitably run through your mind, such as, Why? How? How much will this cost? [caption id="attachment_11441" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr.
Five Situations Where Hospitalists Need a Healthcare Attorney
May 4, 2016
It is inevitable that, at some point in your career, you will need to hire a healthcare attorney. Proper representation is the best way to ensure a positive outcome in any situation. [caption id="attachment_12942" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr.
Practice Expanding: The Rising Trend in Hospitalist Co-Management
February 4, 2016
As the practice of medicine continues to transition to performance-based payment systems, the number of mergers of hospitalists and specialists has surged.
Expert Witness Primer Offers Tips for Hospitalists
October 5, 2015
Editor’s note: Second in a two-part series on hospitalists as expert witnesses. You have officially decided to take the plunge and become an expert witness, but you have never seen the inside of a courtroom, sat for a deposition, or prepared an expert report.
What Hospitalists Should Consider Before Becoming an Expert Witness
June 30, 2015
Editor’s note: First in a two-part series on hospitalists as expert witnesses. Recently, you have found yourself pondering whether you want to be an expert witness for the prosecution on behalf of one of your patients or for the defense on behalf of one of your fellow colleagues.
Greater Transparency for Financial Information in Healthcare Will Prompt Questions from Patients
March 3, 2015
The movement toward greater transparency of financial information in healthcare is providing patients with access to data that might affect their healthcare decisions.
How to Avoid Data Breaches, HIPAA Violations When Posting Patients’ Protected Health Information Online
June 1, 2014
Know which medical information must be de-identified before it’s shared over social media
What Physicians Should Know About Buying into Hospitalist Practice
February 1, 2014
Review these ownership provisions before signing your employment agreement
Feds Extend HIPAA Obligations, Violation Penalties
October 1, 2013
Final rule expands breach notification, punishment for business associates who break confidentiality laws
Four Factors Physicians Should Consider Before Job Termination
July 1, 2013
Ways to prevent employment turnovers from being disruptive for doctors, employers