Legal Manual For New York Physicians, Sixth Edition (2 Vols.)
- Patrick Formato, Esq.; Joel M. Greenberg, Esq.; Hayden S. Wool, Esq.
Contents at a Glance
Formation and Implementation of Private Physician Practices / Real Estate Lease Considerations for the Health Care Professional / Insurance Issues / Physicians Contracting With Hospitals, HMOs and Other Third-Party Payers / Physician Advertising / Physicians in Nursing Home Settings / Employment Law / Employment and Supervision of Other Physicians and Nonphysician Health Care Professionals / Occupational Safety and Health Considerations / Regulated Medical Waste / Americans With Disabilities Act / Basic Principles of Risk Management for Physicians / Medical Records / Anti-Dumping Law: Beware of COBRA’s Bitter Bite / Billing and Reimbursement Issues for the Physician Office / Managed Care Litigation / HIPAA & HITECH Electronic Transaction, Security and Privacy Regulations / Debt Collection / Preparing for Retirement / Closure or Sale of a Medical Practice / Informed Consent and Decisions for Patients Who Lack Capacity / Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions / Organ Donation / Legal Issues in Mental Health / Medical Treatment of Minors / More…
Written and edited by more than 70 experienced practitioners, the Legal Manual for New York Physicians, Sixth Edition, is a must-have for physicians, attorneys representing physicians and anyone involved in the medical field.
Co-published by the New York State Bar Association and the Medical Society of the State of New York, this reference book provides readers with a fundamental understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements that affect the practice of medicine. This information is provided in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format and comes complete with a detailed table of contents, in-depth index and appendix of commonly used forms.
This two-volume sixth edition brings this best-selling reference completely up to date. The comprehensive reference covers 56 topics, including the Formation of a Practice; Contagious Diseases; Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions; Medical Treatment of Minors; Medical Records and Billing and Reimbursement Issues including coverage of Emergency Services, Electronic Records and Signatures, Including E-Prescription Requirements and Exceptions, Malpractice and Telehealth Considerations. For a complete list of topics, see the table of contents.
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- July 15, 2020
- 1, 266 pages