News and Resources

by Rez Legal | June 26, 2018 | 0 Comment

On March 20, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 622 into law, which made significant changes relevant to various health care facilities governed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (“AHCA”).  This law is effective July 1, 2018. One change is with regards to the health care clinic certificate of exemption. A health care … Continue reading “Health Care Clinic Certificate of Exemption”

by Rez Legal | October 5, 2016 | 0 Comment

You have been running your business for years, perhaps even decades, and the time has come for you to transition the business to someone else. The buyer of your business could take a variety of forms, such as a key employee, family member, a competitor in your particular industry or a private equity group. Regardless … Continue reading “30,000 Foot View: Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale”

by Rez Legal | October 5, 2016 | 0 Comment

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently issued guidance regarding the practice of a Business Associate cutting off a Covered Entity’s access to Protected Health Information (“PHI”). This may occur when a healthcare provider refuses to pay its electronic medical records (“EMR”) vendor or when the provider decides to switch vendors. The EMR vendor may … Continue reading “New HHS Guidance Suggests EMR Vendors and Other Business Associates Cannot Hold Protected Health Information Hostage”