On July 29, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it will again delay enforcement of the Red Flag Rules, this time until November 1, 2009. The Red Flag Rules apply to health care providers who allow patients to pay for health care services, for example through co-payments and deductibles, in installments. For further details, [...]
When negotiating an employment contract, it is important that you work with an attorney who can help you understand the legal and business ramifications of your agreements. The Allegheny County Medical Society has partnered with Michael A. Cassidy, Esquire, Chair of the Healthcare Practice Group for the Pittsburgh law firm Tucker Arensberg, to create a [...]
The Allegheny County Health Department with the assistance of Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services has added Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse resources to the Health Care Resources Guide for Uninsured and Underinsured. The guide can be downloaded from our website at www.achd.net Related posts: Resources for the Uninsured or Underinsured
ACMS President Douglas Clough, MD’s letter to the Editor of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette Dear Editor: Thank you for Ann Belser’s March 31 article, “Changing the Script,” which briefly discussed the issue of pharmaceutical companies marketing programs and gifts to physicians to seek to promote products. No related posts.