Legal

Salary or Hourly?

As an attorney specializing in employment law issues, I will occasionally receive a call from a client who has an employee demanding to be paid overtime. The client will explain to me that all of...

Employee Verification

Because employees of medical practices and medspas have easy access to patient information, employers must conscientiously verify information provided by applicants. One way to decrease the risk...

Cleansers in the Crosshairs

In the United States, cosmetics are regulated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). A cosmetic is defined as an article that is “intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or...

Informed Consent

Informed consent is the process by which a treating healthcare provider discloses appropriate information to a patient in order for the patient to make a voluntary choice whether to accept or...

Informed Consent

Informed consent is the process by which a treating healthcare provider discloses appropriate information to a patient in order for the patient to make a voluntary choice whether to accept or...

AAD Responds to Scope of Practice Concerns

In response to the JAMA Dermatology article “Scope of Practice Procedures Independently Billed by Mid-Level Providers in the Office Setting” released online on August 11, 2014, the...