Should I Sign an Employment Agreement?

In Michigan, employees are typically ‘at-will’, meaning they can quit at any time and be terminated at any time. This standard arrangement can be altered...
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IT Contracts and the Terms that Matter Most

Those in the business world are constantly subjected to IT contracts. These can range from “shrink-wrap” software licenses, to accepting terms on a website, to...
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Recent HIPAA Enforcement

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has been actively enforcing HIPAA lately, with a focus on the Right...
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Can You Avoid a Business Dispute?

Discrepancies, disagreements and issues that arise in business can often lead to costly and disruptive disputes. Relationships can suffer in family and closely held businesses,...
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Breaches, Breaches and More Breaches

Healthcare entities continue to be victims of breaches. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party...
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Contract Negotiation 101

In business, contracts arise daily. Some seem insignificant, while others can make or break a company. We can help your practice stay on top of...
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Are You Violating HIPAA?

You might be. Many practices worry that they are violating HIPAA, especially in regards to inappropriate employee access or timely provision of patient records.  We...
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Business Contract FAQs

As business lawyers who sometimes act as in-house counsel, we answer many questions about business and corporate contracts. We can help your practice stay on...
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Is Your EHR Causing Problems?

If you are like many physician practices, the electronic health record (EHR) can be a source of dissatisfaction and increase resignations.  We can help your...
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New ADA Guidance for Employers

As always, employers need to ensure they are staying on top of all government regulations and guidance. Recently, new guidance was issued related to opioid...
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How is ICD-11 Faring?

While the official version of ICD-11 was only released in February, early studies are showing promise. We can help your practice get up to date...
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What Remedies Are Available for Breach of Contract?

There are many types of contracts for both goods and services. Depending on the contract, different remedies are available when the other party breaches his...
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Can Ambulance Companies Violate the FCA?

Yes, just like other healthcare entities, ambulance companies can violate the False Claims Act (“FCA”). We can help your practice get up to date and...
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Do You Know the First Step in Starting a Business?

While there are many decisions to make when starting a business, once you decide to start one, you need to think about which legal entity...
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Is Your EHR Getting Sued for False Claims Violations?

If your electronic health record (EHR) is Modernizing Medicine (ModMed), then yes, it is getting sued for a violation of the False Claims Act. We...
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What Should an Employment Contract Say?

In Michigan, all employees are typically ‘at-will’, meaning they can be terminated at any time. They can also quit at any time. This standard arrangement...
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SPECIAL EDITION: Vaccine Mandate Webinar

Tune into Lori-Ann Rickard's webinar regarding Practice Challenges with Vaccine Mandate.
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What Do You Need to Know About Your Commercial Lease?

Commercial leases are incredibly important to understand. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. Subscribe...
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How To Negotiate a Contract

In business, you will come across many contracts and business dealings. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules,...
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Is Your Email a Risk to Patients’ PHI?

Yes, email can be an easy target for hackers to gain access to your patient’s protected health information (PHI). We can help your practice get...
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It’s Time to Review Your IT Contracts

We are constantly surrounded by and agreeing to IT contracts. As everything moves to digital platforms, apps, and online, it is essential to know what...
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