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Friday, September 22, 2017

When you speak to industry attorneys, you get a wealth of information, more than can fit into a 400-word story for the November issue. So here are some outtakes from my recent conversations with Jeff Baird:

Same or separate

HIPAA audits could catch providers off guard


WASHINGTON – With the Office of Civil Rights gearing up for phase 2 of its HIPAA Audit Program, HME providers could be doing a better job of protecting patient information, legal experts say.

Simplex refutes 'No Call' allegations


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A national provider of mail order diabetes supplies denies allegations that it has violated telemarketing laws in Missouri.

Human resources isn't an area where you want to run afoul of the law, as you'll see here

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

These two questions recently landed in the email inbox of Jeffrey Baird: What’s the difference between 1099 and W2 employees, and can I employ a medical director? Here’s what Baird, chairman of the Health Care Group at Amarillo, Texas-based Brown & Fortunato, had to say.

Patient choice and HME


YARMOUTH, Maine - When it comes to getting referrals from hospitals, the odds may be stacked against independent HME providers.