7 Reasons Students Going to College Need Illinois Power of Attorney Documents

7 Reasons Students Going to College Need Illinois Power of Attorney Documents

Chicago healthcare and general practice attorney, Michael V. Favia, can help you and any students in your family ensure that if the situation should arise, parents and any directed agents or representatives are in place to assist as named and described in a power of attorney document. For an Illinois power of attorney document, contact the Favia Law Firm for an appointment in Chicago or Rolling Meadows.

Read more...
Doctor Bruno Cortis on Stress and Wellness, Healing the Head and Heart

Doctor Bruno Cortis on Stress and Wellness, Healing the Head and Heart

several books on healing the heart, mind, and body as one. In cardiology practice, Dr. Cortis found that patients with holistic care approaches, who healed their heads and heart, benefited positively in many ways.

Read more...
Professional Licensing and Regulation with Atty Jacqueline Friedman-Stein

Podcast: Professional Licensing and Regulation With Jacqueline Friedman-Stein

Jacqueline Friedman-Stein is a Professional Licensing and Regulation Attorney, Of Counsel to the Michael V. Favia & Associates in Chicago and Rolling Meadows Licensed professionals receiving administrative notices of regulatory actions have one chance to make a good impression. In this episode of the Healthcare Consultants Podcast, Chicago Attorney, Jacqueline Friedman-Stein, walks us through common […]

Read more...
Mandatory Masks, Vaccines, and Employment

Mandatory Masks, Vaccines, and Employment: Healthcare Workers and Legal Issues

While setting aside the emergency use-authorized vaccines, it is generally settled law that employees may be required to submit to certain types of vaccination protocols as a condition to employment. Where that is different in this case, is the settled law came through lawsuits involving FDA-approved drugs, not emergency use-authorized drugs. Why people in different forms of government and business are unsure of what to do, is likely because the law and enforceability of vaccine mandates are unclear because we have never approached the concept of mandating the use of emergency use products.

Read more...
Leading Lawyers Michael V. Favia

Michael V. Favia is Honored to be Selected to Leading Lawyers for 2020

Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in Illinois are selected through the peer review process to be recommended and named among the list of Leading Lawyers published annually. Skill, experience, and reputation in the practice of law are recognized by fellow attorneys who cast their votes for the best attorneys they know and trust.

Read more...

A physician shortage is a complex concept with many moving variables

Among healthcare industry professionals, a national physician shortage is frequently debated. The rising costs of education and medical malpractice premiums are frequent scapegoats. The Illinois physician community is one where young doctors are asked whether they will remain and practice or seek a in a nearby state, something easier to do with the multi-state licensure […]

Read more...

Full practice authority: Illinois nurses empowered by new law

House Bill 313 amends the Illinois Nurse Practice Act with the addition of certain practice definitions and guidelines for certain nurses in a path to full practice authority, making better use of the education and hours of experience held by nurse professionals in their advancing career paths.

Read more...

Licensed healthcare professionals can also suffer and recover from opiate abuse and addiction

Opiate addiction is something that can sneak up on good people who might not realize they are becoming dependent on painkillers. People from all walks of life are prescribed an opiate or opioid narcotic for pain management following for injuries and chronic conditions. Like other addictions, an opiate use can turn into abuse and reliance […]

Read more...

ISBA lawsuit seeks injunction of IDFPR discipline of two attorneys for unauthorized real estate appraisal practice

Two Illinois attorneys face potential prosecution by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) but the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction and declaration that IDFPR lacks the authority to regulate certain practices. At issue in the ISBA complaint filed July 11, 2017 in the Circuit Court of […]

Read more...

PODCAST: Healthcare IT and revenue cycle management solutions and safeguards

Today’s interview with healthcare consultant, Craig Evans, focuses on healthcare information technology and revenue cycle management. In the patient billing and payment systems there are opportunities to increase efficiency and return on investment which can also benefit healthcare providers with regulatory compliance and reducing the risk of errant and fraudulent medical billing through the implantation […]

Read more...