Compliance issues and legal concerns

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Affordable Care Act

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

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CLIA

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

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HIPAA

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.

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iPLEDGE

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

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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.  

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OSHA

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

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Sunshine Act

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


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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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