Accelerating technologies are changing the regulatory environment to accommodate novel approaches to treating disease–stem cell laws being a case in point.
States are looking to expand the scope of practice for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, optometrists, and pharmacists to meet the primary care shortage caused by Obamacare.
Health & Human Services released a monster HIPAA Omnibus rule with mega-changes to medical privacy and security law.
Healthcare reform law expands opportunities for integrative medicine, although implementing regulations will have to be developed to truly clear the brush.
California recently proposed legislation further regulating an acupuncturist’s use of the title, "doctor."
New conflicts of interest disclosures will broaden physicians’ reporting obligations.
When physicians try to "partner" with non-physicians, they often confront challenges under the corporate practice of medicine rule.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has draft guidance on mobile medical applications for telemedicine health applications on smart phones.
State boards of medicine, psychology, nursing, and other health care disciplines are the first place to look for legal resources relevant to health care practice.
Telemedicine credentialing laws received a boost in revisions to regulations from CMS.