ALBANY — New York state will require physicians to complete an educational course before they can authorize medical marijuana for patients — a condition generally not applied to new drugs or seen in other states with existing medical pot programs. The 4.5 hour online training course will cost doctors $250. Officials say training will help […]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has thrown out an appeals court ruling upholding Maine's restrictions on the sale of doctors' drug prescribing habits, following last week's high court ruling striking down a similar law in Vermont.
The New York Senate last week voted to give physicians the right to collectively negotiate with health insurers, but the Assembly appeared bent on blocking the legislation. The Senate bill, sponsored by Health Committee Chairman Sen. Kemp Hannon ...
ALBANY — Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal made Tuesday cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.
Practicing medicine just got a little more expensive in New York for most doctors. While physicians statewide have long faced one of the nation’s highest medical malpractice insurance rates, most are seeing rates ...
Federally-employed doctors and hospital staff members are immune from Bivens civil rights claims arising from their duties, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
Legislation has been introduced that for the first time would give doctors in New York the right to bargain collectively, potentially altering the balance of power between providers and payers.
It all started with a simple letter. After long-debated health care legislation finally was signed into law, Anthony Tarricone, president of the American Association for Justice, posted a letter to the group’s membership on its Web site.
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