Compliance issues and legal concerns


Affordable Care Act

Learn more about whether your practice needs to comply with the ACA's nondiscrimination rule and how best to do it.



CLIA was established to set quality standards for laboratory testing. Learn more about what constitutes a laboratory and how to comply with CLIA regulations.



This privacy rule controls the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information. Learn how to ensure your practice is compliant to avoid sanctions from HHS.



Learn more about the mandatory program designed to prevent pregnancies in females taking isotretinoin and to prevent pregnant females from taking isotretinoin.


Melanoma state reporting

Dermatologists are required to report all new cases of melanoma to help identify disease trends, track outbreaks, and aid in preventive measures.  



Dermatology practices should become familiar with OSHA safety requirements and implement an OSHA compliance program to avoid penalties.


Sunshine Act

The National Physician Payment Transparency Program creates greater transparency about financial relationships between drug and device manufacturers and health care providers. 


Nondiscrimination rule

How do you ensure your practice is compliant with the ACA's Section 1557?

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Injury and Illness Prevention Program

Review the six elements needed to create a robust safety program to protect your employees.

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