The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Transparency Cost Containment and Accountability Act was adopted in June 2018 and went into effect last month. It has gotten significant attention regarding emergent or urgent services rendered to patients, and the inability of out-of-network providers and facilities to balance bill the patient. » Read More
Both New York State and New York City have recently passed laws which require that employers now conduct annual and comprehensive sexual harassment prevention training for its employees. This mandate applies to all physicians and medical practices with any employees.
According to the New York State law, effective October 9, 2018: “Every employer shall utilize the model sexual harassment prevention training program pursuant to this subdivision or establish a training program for employees to prevent sexual harassment that equals or exceeds the minimum standards provided by such model training.» Read More