Written and edited by more than 70 experienced practitioners, Legal Manual for New York Physicians, Fifth 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 is designed to provide 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 forms.
This two-volume title covers 57 topics, including the Formation of a Practice; Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions; Medical Treatment of Minors; Medical Records; and Billing and Reimbursement Issues, including coverage of Emergency Services, Surprise Bills, Malpractice and Telehealth Considerations.
Also included is a section on Controlled Substances which discusses the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and the Medical Use of Marihuana. Also discussed are Medicare Audits of Physician Claims and the Medicare Appeals Process.