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Are Physician Online Dietary Supplement Sales Legal?

Are physician online dietary supplement sales, kickbacks or fee-splitting? Attorney Michael H. Cohen discusses the legal challenge of physician online dietary supplement sales.

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…

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.

Integrative Medicine: Solution to Primary Care Crisis?

Special report by Glenn Sabin and Taylor Walsh examines the confluence of factors affecting primary care medicine—including volume-driven traditional care, concierge models, shrinking reimbursements and ACA’s non-discrimination clause—and the opportunity for integrative healthcare.

UPDATE: Insurance Coverage for Integrative Healthcare Services in 2014

Section 2706 of the Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance plans from capriciously excluding a range of integrative health practitioners from coverage, based solely on licensure. While HHS Secretary Sibelius moves forward to ensure its implementation, the AMA contemplates what actions they may take to upend this landmark non-discrimination language.

 
 
 

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