What Do Virginia’s New Patient Medical Record Retention Regulations Mean for Practices?

An overview of the state’s new law, effective July 1, and how it will affect health record maintenance.

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July 2nd, 2018

Human Resources for the Small Practice: An Overview of Common Challenges & How to Address Them

Our on-call HR consultant offers guidance to help medical practices with limited time and resources navigate HR-related issues.

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June 29th, 2018

Status Update: The Transformation of North Carolina Medicaid

NCMS’ Vice President of Legal & Regulatory Affairs looks at the state’s Medicaid transformation to date and previews what medical practices can expect for the remainder of 2018.

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June 26th, 2018

Best Practices for Working With Scribes in Health Care Settings

Key considerations and risk management guidance for practices interested in employing scribes.

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June 20th, 2018

Get To Know Us: Sam Cohen

The latest post in our series introducing the talented and dedicated people who make up the Medical Mutual team.

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May 25th, 2018

How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation

Our on-call human resources consultant provides step-by-step guidance for medical practices that need to investigate a staff disciplinary issue.

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May 10th, 2018

New CME-Eligible Webinar: Service Animals in Health Care Facilities

An attorney from our outside counsel network discusses federal and state-specific requirements related to service animals.

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NC HealthConnex: Guidance for North Carolina Medical Practices About the State’s New Health Information Exchange

An attorney from our external counsel network helps NC practices prepare for the fast-approaching deadline to connect to the HIE.

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April 27th, 2018

How to handle a complaint letter from the medical board

Guidance to help physicians respond to a patient complaint notice from state medical boards.

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April 19th, 2018

Workplace Harassment: What Should Employers Do Now?

Our on-call human resources consultant shares guidance for addressing harassment in the workplace.

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Claims Case Study: The Biopsy Specimen Mix-Up That Led to an Unnecessary Prostatectomy

A look into one urology practice’s deviation from standard specimen-collection procedure—and advice to help other practices avoid similar situations.

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March 29th, 2018

Custodial Care Issues: Minors and Custody Disputes

The final post in our custodial care series helps practices navigate competing requests for children’s medical records from parents in a custody dispute.

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March 27th, 2018

Custodial Care Issues: Parents of Sexually Active Teens

Our series on custodial care issues takes a look at what information parents may and may not access about their minor children’s sexual activity.

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March 23rd, 2018

On the Road to Productivity

Our on-call human resources consultant shares her recommendations to help practices maintain productivity and boost morale during distracting times of year.

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March 22nd, 2018

Custodial Care Issues: The Patient with Diminished Capacity

In the second post of this series, an attorney from our outside counsel network explores custodial care issues related to patients with diminished capacity.

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