CHICAGO – From Stark law to HIPAA violations to whistle-blower claims, physicians face a litany of legal land mines in today’s practice landscape.
Not only that, but rules and regulations are constantly changing, and the government continues to increase its scope in some areas, said Michael E. Clark, chair of the American Bar Association Health Law Section.
Physicians should be mindful of the new – and old – laws that impact them and take steps to prevent legal scrutiny, Mr. Clark advised during a conference held by the American Bar Association.
In a video interview at the conference, Mr. Clark discussed the most pressing health law issues for doctors and ways in which physicians can avoid such risks. Mr. Clark, who practices health law in Houston, also shared his perspectives on what the future holds for upcoming legal dangers.