Focused On Health Care Law

Year: 2021

Part II: the perils of social media for doctors

Regular readers of our Michigan Health Care Legal Blog will undoubtedly recall a recent post detailing potential pitfalls for physicians on social media. The post included useful information about going viral, violating patient privacy and advice for how to deal with...

The perils of social media for doctors

Social media is as ubiquitous for Michigan physicians as it is for everyone else. Some people wake up to Twitter and go to sleep with Facebook. In between, they steal away moments with Snapchat, Instagram, Reddit, Pinterest and others. Doctors need to be especially...

Common coding errors to avoid

We read recently of a radiation therapy provider that agreed to pay more than $3.5 million in a CMP (civil monetary penalty) settlement with the OIG (Office of Inspector General). According to the settlement, the company submitted claims for radiation and oncology...