Legal

MedEsthetics October 2019

It’s common for healthcare facilities, including private practices, to contract out services such as bill collection, accounting, legal, lab work or transcription services. But farming out this...

MedEsthetics July/August 2019

One thing I love about the medspa industry is that medspa owners and providers continue to innovate in their marketing, branding and businesses. This is also one reason it’s difficult to keep...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2019

Informed consent—the idea that patients have the right to make their own decisions about their medical treatments—first appeared in court rulings in the early 20th century. It was codified into...

Regulations on physician gift giving and receipt

Giving and receiving gifts is a normal occurrence in most people’s personal and professional lives. Yet, physicians are restricted from most forms of gift giving and receiving under both state and...

MedEsthetics October 2018 Legal Issues

new California law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), may affect how you do business—even if your facility is not based in California. The law, which raced through the state...

MedEsthetics September 2018

The medspa industry has seen explosive growth over the past decade, thanks to increased public awareness of the many more affordable and effective medical aesthetic treatments now available. This...