Health Care & Medical


Medical Professionals: Practice Area Team

Medical Professionals Team Leaders In recent years, medical professionals have been faced with an increasingly complex economic and legal environment. It can be a struggle just to stay current with medical developments; trying to keep pace with the ever-evolving business and regulatory side of the profession, has proven practically impossible. To maximize success, leading medical professionals are beginning to recognize the importance of

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Physician Noncompete Agreements: Enforceable in Medical & Healthcare Organizations

Is a noncompete agreement between a medical or healthcare company enforceable against a physician? Please address both noncompete agreements with a physician selling a medical practice and noncompete agreements with a physician who is an employee. In general, noncompete agreements between the buyer and seller of a business, including a medical or healthcare operation, are

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Medical Cannabis Manufacturer Questions and Answers

Minnesota Department Of Health Updated Medical Cannabis Manufacturer Questions and Answers Recently, the Minnesota Department of Health provided additional questions and answers to help potential manufacturers in the application process. Most of the questions the MDH addressed were asked by attendees at the August 8, 2014 meeting. Below is an excerpt of some of MDH’s

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Affordable Care Act: Contraceptives Coverage & Freedom of Religion

Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) issued a landmark decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. on June 30, 2014. The Court ruled that closely-held for-profit companies can deny coverage of contraceptives under their group health plan based on religious grounds. Below are some frequently asked questions for businesses about the

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Duties of a Medical Marijuana Business in Minnesota

On May 29, 2014, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana (medical cannabis) in the State of Minnesota. The law creates a registry program for the oversight of production and distribution of medical cannabis, and outlines specific duties and protections afforded patients, health care practitioners, and manufacturer-distributors of medical cannabis.You can access the

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Minnesota Marijuana Grower Requirements | Cannabis Manufacturers

Aspiring entrepreneurs, who took notice of recent business opportunities in Colorado, are eyeing Minnesota. On May 29, 2014, Governor Dayton signed into law a bill allowing medical marijuana sales to begin in 2015. Minnesota is now among 21 other states and the District of Columbia who have similar laws. However, Minnesota’s new law is also

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The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare): Employer Mandate

The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) is a very large and complex law that was designed to significantly overhaul the United States healthcare system. The ACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010, and on June 28, 2012, the United States Supreme Court upheld its constitutionality. The ACA, among other things, imposes new regulation and

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Minnesota Medical Marijuana Business Law – Cannabis Business FAQ

Considering a medical marijuana business in Minnesota? Cannabis can be big business. However, a cannabis business is not without its risks. Learn answers to common questions in our Minnesota Cannabis Business FAQ. Some entrepreneurs see the legalization of cannabis in any form as a huge business opportunity. In each state where cannabis is legalized, there

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