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Navigating Legal Issues in Telemedicine

Legal issues in Telemedicine

TODAYS GUEST Dan Frier, Founding Partner with Frier & Levitt, LLC

Dan joined us to discuss how to navigate the legal issues in telemedicine that are confronted by healthcare providers.  Specifically, we discuss the following with Dan:

  1. (2:21) For those that are listening, that may not be familiar, would you provide us with a brief history lesson on telemedicine?
  2. (5:19) What are the professional liability issues with telemedicine?
  3. (6:49) Will you tell us about the current state of legality of telemedicine and parity laws?
  4. (8:10) Do you think that telemedicine might provide the impetus to “blow up” the parity laws?
  5. (9:14) Are telemedicine companies ignoring the current telemedicine or are they just focusing on telemedicine-friendly states?
  6. (14:26) Given all that we talked about, is it worth it for physicians to look into adding telemedicine to their practice?
  7. (15:53) What’s next, what does the next 3 years look like in telemedicine?

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About Frier & Levitt, LLC

Frier Levitt is a national boutique healthcare law firm, providing comprehensive regulatory, transactional and litigation advice to the healthcare industry.

Frier Levitt is a boutique healthcare law firm. Our over 20 attorneys bring to the firm collective wisdom from previous experience in hospital administration, professional licensing, Attorney General actions, clinical practice, and medical billing. Through our experience of representing thousands of pharmacies across the country we have developed strong relationships with key decision makers at each pharmacy benefits manager. We provide comprehensive legal services to healthcare providers, including Compounding and Specialty Pharmacies, Outsourcing Facilities, chemical manufacturers, repackagers, wholesalers, group purchasing organizations, buying groups, physician groups, laboratories, surgery and imaging centers, and other healthcare related businesses.  (from http://frierlevitt.com/attorneys/)

 

Dan Frier’s Bio

Daniel B. Frier, Esq. co-founded the health care law firm of Frier Levitt, LLC in 2000, and is Chairman of the firm’s Healthcare Department after many years of dedicating his practice to representing all manner of healthcare providers across the full gamut of healthcare-related legal matters. Dan graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 1990 before he went on to pursue a Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude in 1994, and was editor of the “Temple Law Review.”

Dan’s 20+ years of healthcare law experience includes the representation of a diverse group of health care clients, including healthcare providers such as physicians, physician groups, pharmacies, ambulatory surgical centers and imaging centers, sleep centers and laboratories concerning corporate, transactional and regulatory issues. He also provides clients with strategic advice on how to adjust their operations to keep pace with the quickly changing healthcare marketplace. Dan works with clients on practice formations and sales, fraud and abuse and Stark counseling, buy-sell agreements, employment issues, large group practice mergers, HIPAA compliance, and governmental, Professional Board and medical staff investigations. Because so much of health care law is federal in nature, Dan has clients across the country, and has a national presence in the formation of large group medical practices.  Connect with Dan on LinkedIN!

 

Keywords

#telemedicine #telehealth #healthcarereform #providers #physicians #hospitals

licensure, parity, parity laws, regulatory, compliance

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JOE LAVELLE is a Healthcare Management and Technology Consultant with a record of successfully meeting the business and technology challenges of diverse organizations including health plans, health delivery networks, and health care companies for 25 years. Joe worked his way up through Cap Gemini and Andersen Consulting to the partner/VP level of at First Consulting Group, Technology Solutions Group and Santa Rosa Consulting. After running his own company, Results First Consulting, for 12 years Joe Co-Founded intrepidNow with Todd Schnick to create incredible content to dramatically improve the sales and marketing efforts of their clients.


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