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New Risk Management CME Module Addresses Challenges in the Physician-Patient Relationship

MLMIC’s newest risk management CME module helps physicians navigate the doctor-patient relationship. The program addresses patient behaviors that can negatively affect care and offers steps that can be taken to enhance the patient experience.

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Inflation Adjustments Increase Civil Monetary Penalties Imposed by HHS

Healthcare facilities and providers are encouraged to review the updated list of penalties for compliance purposes.

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FDA Ban on Use of Powdered Gloves Is in Effect

Effective January 18, 2017, the FDA has banned the use of powdered gloves in healthcare. MLMIC recommends that all insureds protect their patients and ensure their practices are in compliance.

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Federal District Court Finds Hospital-Owned Urgent Care Center Must Comply With EMTALA

Hospitals should be aware that provider-based urgent care centers that are held out to the public as such will likely meet the definition of a “dedicated emergency department” and will be subject to full EMTALA compliance.

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