The New Jersey Supreme Court, through the Committee on the Rules of Evidence (the “Committee”) is proposing changes to the rules on admitting evidence and allowing testimony from health care professionals involved in the counseling and treatment of mental health patients.
Emma Banks is a a wife, mother, and one of the primary caretakers of her widowed father. She was kind enough to offer to write an article advising other caretakers. Hope you enjoy her writing.
Decisions and unresolved questions about when and how to share information about mental illness treatment continue to make headlines.
Connecticut Attorney General Leads Charge to Increase Transparency of Hospital-Physician Acquisitions and Facility Fees
Lastweek Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen issued a report detailing concerns regarding the recent trend in hospital-physician affiliations and acquisitions and the lack of consumer visibility into hospital-based facility fees that may be imposed following the affiliation of an independent physician group or outpatient facility with a hospital.
Court Holds That Hospital Does Not Have to Provide Live Interpreter for Patient “in the Throes of a Serious Heart Attack” Where Other Effective Means Provided
As we have previously noted, Title III of the ADA requires that public accommodations provide, at their expense, “auxiliary aids and services” to ensure “effective communication” with persons with hearing disabilities.
New Data Shows Higher Healthcare Costs in Second Half of 2013 – is This a Result of the Affordable Care Act?
Will insurance expansion and industry consolidation result in higher healthcare costs, at least in the short term, and further stress the economy and the healthcare industry?
The Affordable Care Act is driving innovation at all levels of the healthcare system, creating opportunities for small start-ups to compete with industry giants
Among those we frequently assist in the area of internet defamation, the members of one profession in particular are uniquely susceptible to false reviews on the internet: physicians.
Late last week, President Obama announced that more than 8 million had people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Health care information technology (health IT) facilitates the delivery of personalized medicine by providing and supporting the infrastructure for patients, consumers and health care providers to communicate and distribute information.