FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

Telemedicine Legal Series—Part 1: Practice Issues

What is the difference between ‘telehealth and ‘telemedicine’? Expert healthcare attorney Michael H. Cohen explains the laws governing both the practice of medicine and other health professions. Learn legal definitions and more.

Telemedicine Legal Series—Part 2: Licensing Issues

Do you know the licensing issues surrounding telehealth and telemedicine–and laws involving practice across state lines? Learn about ‘home state’ and ‘remote state’, licensure and the powers granted to states to regulate health and welfare.

7-Part Telemedicine Legal Series—Introduction

Integrative health providers everywhere are looking to expand from a brick-and-mortar practice to one that includes online and mobile patient services. Does this describe you? Expert healthcare attorney Michael H. Cohen provides FON readers a comprehensive 7-part legal series on telemedicine, that debuts with this introduction.

5 Legal Tips for Setting Up A Functional Medicine Practice

Michael H. Cohen, JD shares 5 legal tips that address some core legal fundamentals when setting up a functional medicine practice.

Do Online Coupons for Integrative Medicine Services Violate Stark and Fee-Splitting Laws?

Many integrative practitioners and online enterprises want to know whether Stark, anti-kickback, and fee-splitting laws are violated by business arrangements that offer online coupons or web-based coupons to customers. Let’s break this question down a bit for analysis. First, Stark self-referral law is on the federal level. We are only interested in federal law if…

Physician and Clinician Sales of Dietary Supplements: Legal View

Sales of dietary supplements by physicians, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and other licensed professionals raise thorny legal issues. This can be confusing, because on one hand, “everybody does it”—i.e., sales of dietary supplements by clinicians such as medical doctors, is widespread in the industry. On the other hand, the American Medical Association actively discourages the practice through…

5 Legal Issues Integrative Health Practitioners Need to Know for 2015

With 2015 right around the corner, here are 5 legal and regulatory issues that integrative health practitioners need to know. By Michael H. Cohen

Create Your Integrative Medicine Future: Overcome Fear, Do the Work

Your timing and opportunity for success has never been better, for the age of integrative health and medicine—and health creation itself—is upon us while its remaining skeptics are steadily dwindling. Don’t let apprehension keep you from flourishing as an integrative health clinician, investigator, administrator or entrepreneur.

How Integrative Medicine, Telemedicine and Mobile Medical App Laws are Shaping our Future

Attorney Michael H. Cohen discusses the future of healthcare with LA Talk Radio’s Legal Help Desk cyber-lawyer Salar Atrizade.

Legal Viewpoint: MDs Operating Web-Based Health and Wellness Businesses

Many physicians are dissatisfied with their medical practice and wonder whether they can legally open a side online health and wellness business–be it online health and wellness coaching, dietary supplement sales, Skype second medical opinions, or another health venture.

 
 
 

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