Author: Adrienne Hersh, JD, ICS Legal Counsel

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How to Legally Claim Specialties in Advertising

The Illinois Medical Practice Act permits physicians to advertise “information pertaining to the person’s area of specialization, including appropriate board certification or limitation of professional practice.” The IDFPR interprets this provision to allow advertising of specialty certifications issued by the American Chiropractic Association…

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Associate Physician Departing from Practice – Legal Considerations

The departure of an associate physician from a practice sometimes causes operational disruption and always requires the practice and the departing associate to take steps to ensure a smooth transition. Both the associate and practice need to address the ethical, regulatory, contractual, managed care, and liability impact of the exit.

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