Legal

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...

MedEsthetics July/August 2018 Legal Issues

It is not uncommon for an employee to leave a company and join a competitor’s business or launch their own shop in the same community. As a practice owner in the highly competitive arena of...

MedEsthetics May/June 2018

Using pharmaceuticals “off-label”—that is, in ways that are not specified by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—is technically legal but somewhat controversial in aesthetic...

MedEsthetics April 2018

You might think your business has the greatest name in the world, but if you can’t actually use it, it will do you far more harm than good. This is why it is well worth spending a few thousand...