Corporate Practice of Medicine

The American Health Law Association (AHLA) recently published the Third Edition of its popular treatise “Corporate Practice of Medicine: A 50 State Survey.” The publication provides helpful guidance on each state’s corporate practice of medicine (CPOM) doctrine, including discussions of how each state interprets the law when dealing with unlicensed individuals and plenary

In the wake of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s 2017 decision in Allstate Insurance Company v. Northfield Medical Center, P.C., management services organizations (MSOs), physicians, private equity funds, and practicing healthcare attorneys should keep the following “do’s and don’ts” in mind when structuring their MSO arrangements to comply with New Jersey corporate practice of medicine

Generally speaking, licensed physicians in New Jersey cannot practice medicine in just any corporate form. But for a limited number of exceptions listed in N.J.A.C. 13:35-6.16, a general business corporation cannot employ a physician to provide healthcare services.  This is known as the prohibition against the corporate practice of medicine, or as we healthcare lawyers