Legal

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...

Allergan Files Lawsuit Against Valeant and Pershing Square

Allergan has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Pershing Square Capital Management and its...

Practice management encompasses many different areas and requires doctors to acquire many new skills—from contract negotiations with payers to streamlining accounts receivable processes to finding...

Traveling on Uncle Sam

Planning to attend an out-of-town conference? Let Uncle Sam help foot the bill. Principals, managers, and employees of every medical aesthetic practice can legitimately claim an income tax...

Safe Delivery

Your patients may think of the laser treatment rooms within your aesthetic practice as magical places that make wrinkles and redness disappear, unwanted tattoos and hair vanish and a more youthful...