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Michigan: Legal Considerations When Treating Minors Under the Care of Foster Parents or Legal Guardians

Reprinted with permission from Free Associations, the newsletter for the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, October, 2016. Consent and privacy issues frequently arise when providing mental health care to minor patients. These issues can become especially muddled when counseling minors … Continue reading

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Off and Running: Federal Government Releases Final Rule For Employee Wellness Programs

New federal regulations are designed to help employers trim the fat from their employee health care programs – literally and figuratively. In May the Obama administration released the Final Rule governing employee wellness programs under the 2010 Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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State Medical Board Organization to Explore Licensing Compact to Help Enable Use of Telemedicine

Physicians who wish to practice across state lines using telemedicine may soon have new support from the Federation of State Medical Boards (“FSMB”) in obtaining licensure and approval to do so. The FSMB, a national non-profit organization representing all medical … Continue reading

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