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Author Archives: Barry Rosen

The ABCs of Board of Physician complaints

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The Maryland Board of Physicians is mandated to investigate any complaint that alleges violations of the Maryland Medical Practice Act. The board has 22 board members, including physicians, a physician assistant and consumers. Complaints to the Board of Physicians often ...

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Rural hospital monopolies

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Antitrust laws can be used to prevent mergers that create a monopolistic entity that controls a service in an area and can thereby raise prices or initiate other anti-competitive actions.  However, in the health care context, sometimes monopolies can be ...

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Getting paid for telehealth

Telemedicine is expanding rapidly. In fact, the term “telemedicine” itself is losing ground to the broader term “telehealth,” which more aptly describes the growing number of providers using electronic communications to provide a growing number of remote health care services. ...

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