On September 8, 2016, Ohio House Bill 523 legalized medical marijuana in Ohio. The Medical Marijuana Control Program will allow patients, with certain medical conditions and upon the recommendation of an Ohio-licensed physician, to purchase and use medical marijuana. The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program takes effect on September 8, 2018. Physicians may recommend, but … Continue reading Medical Marijuana Control Program Update
We receive questions concerning the steps that are required or necessary in connection with the closure of a medical practice. Typically, a physician who has devoted their entire life to the day-to-day practice of medicine is faced with numerous legal, accounting, and administrative tasks, some of which extend beyond the actual shut-down of the practice. … Continue reading Medical Practice Closure Considerations
On the second Wednesday of each month, the State Medical Board of Ohio holds its monthly Board meeting. At these public meetings, the Medical Board reviews and determines all matters related to scope of practice, licensure and discipline. Yesterday, I attended the Board's October Board meeting. In many respects, the October meeting was no different from other meetings. The Board … Continue reading State Medical Board of Ohio Monthly Disciplinary Meeting: No Holds Barred!