Dental Blog

Exceptions to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”)

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper procedures when dealing with its patients’ protected health information (“PHI”). Specifically, we want to protect our clients from the implications of a possible inappropriate disclosure of a patient’s PHI, which could constitute a violation of the Health Insurance […]

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Understanding the Importance of Having a Buy-Sell Agreement between Partners in a Dental Practice

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio often assist dental clients with partnership formations.  As discussed broadly in our previous article entitled Laying the Legal Foundation for a Successful Dental Practice Partnership, two of the most important legal documents to have in place when forming a dental practice partnership include a […]

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Laying the Legal Foundation for a Successful Dental Practice Partnership

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio often assist dental clients with partnership formations. Whether dentists are forming a new dental practice from scratch, or an associate dentist is buying-in to an existing solo practice, there are a number of planning steps that must be taken, and legal documents that must be prepared, […]

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Vince Nardone Discusses Associate Contracts at Rider + Reinke Financial Group’s “Financial Lightning Round for D4 Students”

       On April 4, 2018, attorney Vince Nardone spoke at the Rider + Reinke Financial Group’s “Financial Lightning Round for D4 Students”.  Vince spoke about the importance of recognizing the value that associates bring to the practice as well as specific negotiated legal terms, such as: (i) term of agreement; (ii) compensation; (iii) […]

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Enforceability of No Contact or No Treatment Provisions in a Non-Compete Agreement

           The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper employment agreements, so the interests of their dental practices are protected. Specifically, we want to protect our clients from unfair competition. As part of managing a successful dental practice, most dental practice owners […]

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Vince Nardone and Jim Boltz Speak to Psi Omega Dental Fraternity at Ohio State

On March 1st, 2018, Vince Nardone and Jim Boltz, Managing Partner of Zimmerman, Boltz & Company, spoke to Ohio State’s Psi Omega dental fraternity.  The topic of discussion was “Practice and Associate Transitions: Your Next Step After Graduation”.  They discussed the pros and cons of working as an associate, purchasing a practice, or buying into […]

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Ohio State Dental Board Increasing Severity of Sanctions for Failure to Comply with Prescribing Guidelines

       The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio continuously monitor and identify possible legal issues that may arise for our dental clients. The Ohio State Dental Board enforces state regulation of dental practices. Recently, the Ohio State Dental Board released strict new sanctions relating to writing prescriptions. Ohio State Dental Board […]

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State of Ohio’s Board of Pharmacy Upgrade to Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS)

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio continuously research and identify updates and legal issues that may impact our dental clients. On October 19, 2017, the State of Ohio’s Board of Pharmacy announced that it will be upgrading the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS) to include analytics software to help fight […]

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Evidence-Based Dentistry in Ohio State Dental Board Hearings

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio defend dentists who face standard of care allegations in Ohio State Dental Board hearings by utilizing the dentists’ practice of evidence-based dentistry.  This article will address how the concept of evidence-based dentistry relates to the standard of care in dentistry, and its importance in Ohio State […]

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Ohio Standard of Care for Dentists

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio advise dentists on the acceptable standard of care in their professional practice, and represent dentists in Ohio State Dental Board hearings and professional liability matters, where the standard of care issues have been raised. This article discusses the standard of care that applies to an Ohio […]

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