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Courtney Cowan to Present on Setting up an MSO Model via Webinar

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Courtney Cowan will present on structuring a management services organization (“MSO”) model for non-physicians interested in owning a MedSpa via webinar for the American Med Spa Association (“AmSpa”).  The one-hour webinar will also address the Management Services Agreement, focusing on the revenue account, management fee, practice professional compensation, and special […]

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Fraud and Abuse Crackdown Continues in Oklahoma and Florida

In addition to the bright sun being so prevalent during these warm summer months, the fraud and abuse enforcement spotlight shines bright on Oklahoma and Florida. In Oklahoma, two cases were filed involving a total of three physicians and five marketers, who were all charged with anti-kickback violations involving compounded prescription drugs.  In one case, […]

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Alex Thiersch and Renee Coover to Speak at AmSpa Boot Camp in Seattle

Alex R. Thiersch and Renee E. Coover will present at the AmSpa Boot Camp in Seattle, Washington on July 20 – 21, 2019. The boot camp covers important legal considerations anyone opening or running a medical spa should understand. The presentation, entitled “The Law,” will cover topics including an overview of rules and regulations affecting […]

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Alert: Illinois Adopts Final Rules For Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

In 2017, the State of Illinois passed legislation which allowed Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (“NP”) to apply for full practice authority, effective January 1, 2018. Conceptually, this would allow a NP to own a medical practice. Unfortunately for the NP community, many sleepless nights passed before the State finally released the administrative rules on the […]

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Texas Medical Board Proposes Requiring All Facilities That Offer Nonsurgical Medical Cosmetic Procedures to Post a Notice

The Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) recently published a proposed change to the Nonsurgical Medical Cosmetic Procedures delegation rule, known as section 193.17 that would require every facility that provides nonsurgical medical cosmetic procedures to post a notice in each public area and treatment room. The new rule would require every facility to provide the name and […]

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Michael Byrd and Alex Thiersch to present on legal and business issues affecting MedSpas and aesthetic practices at The Aesthetic Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On Saturday, July 13, 2019, partners Michael Byrd and Alex Thiersch will be presenting at The Aesthetic Show at the Wynn in Las Vegas. Michael and Alex will have a panel discussion on business and legal matters relating to aesthetic practices. Michael will address how to choose the right corporate entity (S-Corp, LLC, etc) for […]

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