Indiana law is well-established that a hospital may be liable for the actions of its independent contractor physicians under an apparent or ostensible agency theory unless the hospital provides the patient with written meaningful notice at the time of admission that it is not the provider of care and that the care is provided by a physician who is an independent contractor and not subject to the control and supervision of the hospital. Sword v […]
Following the passage of House Bill (HB) 1221 and its corresponding expansion of telehealth services by Ohio health care providers, the State Medical Board of Ohio (Ohio Board) has released proposed administrative rules in furtherance of the recent legislation. The proposed rules, some of which are brand new, while others will amend and replace prior rules, are offered by the Ohio Board to provide further guidance to licensed health care professionals regarding applicable standards of care […]
Below is Alston & Bird’s Health Care Week in Review, which provides a synopsis of the latest news in healthcare regulations, notices, and guidance; federal legislation and congressional committee action; reports, studies, and analyses; and other health policy news.
This week, Congress passed the $1.5 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 to fund the government for the rest of FY 2022. Read more about this legislation and other news below.
I. Regulations, Notices & Guidance
On March 7, 2022, the […]