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How to Form a Professional Corporation for Medical Entities

By Art Kalantar |

California has special laws and regulations that concern the formation of medical corporations. Forming a medical company requires proper knowledge of the interaction between health care law and corporate law, and there are many pitfalls for the unwary. Read on to learn about forming a professional corporation for a healthcare entity, and speak with… Read More »

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What Laws Regulate the Healthcare Industry?

By Art Kalantar |

Healthcare professionals face more regulation than just about every other industry in the United States. They are subject to inspection, review, reporting requirements, and enforcement actions by an alphabet soup of state and federal agencies, and they must follow myriad local, state, and federal regulations. Below we discuss some of the more important laws… Read More »

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The California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act – How Does it Affect Providers?

By Art Kalantar |

Historically, false claims regarding healthcare services were brought primarily under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) and the California False Claims Act (CFCA). Recently, there has been an unexpected expansion of claims brought against healthcare providers under California’s Insurance Frauds Prevention Act (IFPA). Read on to learn how the IFPA affects your healthcare practice,… Read More »

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Best Practices for Healthcare Mergers & Acquisition

By Art Kalantar |

If your hospital or other medical practice is looking to expand and acquire another practice, there are some steps to take and pitfalls to avoid in order to keep on the right side of regulations and maximize efficiency. Below are a few tips from the healthcare mergers & acquisitions attorney at the Law Offices… Read More »

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How to Avoid Losing Your Medical License

By Art Kalantar |

Practicing medicine in the United States requires valid licensure from the designated state in which you choose to work. This license indicates that you meet the necessary education and training requirements needed to be a physician. This license does not come with a lifetime warranty, and therefore, it can be revoked for many different… Read More »

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How to Handle an Audit from Medicare or Other Payers

By Art Kalantar |

As a healthcare provider, learning that you are under audit by your payers can be alarming. You may wonder how the process will unfold, why it is happening, what you must do, how long it will take, how much it will cost, and what the consequences of any uncovered error may be. Both government… Read More »

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The Basics of Employment Contracts in Healthcare

By Art Kalantar |

Employment contracts are a complicated and heady affair in any industry. In the land of healthcare, there are numerous additional headaches that factor in to any employment arrangement, not the least of which is California law concerning physician employment. California is one of a few states that outright prohibits hospitals from directly employing doctors…. Read More »

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How to Terminate a Healthcare Employment Contract

By Art Kalantar |

Termination of a physician’s employment or contractor arrangement can be tricky.  Employees and contractors in the healthcare industry are protected by California employment law, and all sides must additionally adhere to the myriad state and federal healthcare regulations.  Below we provide a brief overview of some of the provisions that should be considered in… Read More »

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Healthcare Compliance Tips You Must Follow

By Art Kalantar |

Los Angeles Healthcare Lawyer Assisting California Healthcare Entities With Regulatory Compliance Healthcare professionals are subject to myriad laws and regulations creating many traps for the unwary.  Overlapping and intersecting federal and state statutes and rules, as well as guidelines and requirements from professional licensing boards, can seem overwhelming at times.  Here are a few… Read More »

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Healthcare Reimbursement Strategies

By Art Kalantar |

You and your team work hard to develop a healthy practice with healthcare practitioners whom you trust.  You want to focus on providing excellent, efficient care to your patients, build your network and your reputation, all while complying with the state and federal laws that govern the healthcare industry.  To keep the proper business… Read More »

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