Category: Scope of Practice

Commercial Driver’s License and the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

Commercial Driver’s License and the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued final rules late last month that laid out the requirements for health care providers to become certified Medical Examiners and issue medical certificates for commercial motor vehicle drivers. The rule was finalized after many years of work and development, and as expected, Chiropractic Physicians are included in the list of health care providers that are qualified to become Medical Examiners.

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Medical Records Access and Copy Fees – Patients and Third Parties

Medical Records Access and Copy Fees – Patients and Third Parties

Since its initial passage in 1996, the HIPAA law has been implemented and expanded by regulations that have not always been easily understood by providers. This article is intended to consolidate and update ICS information about access to, disclosure of, and copying fees for patient medical records.

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