Michigan's Corporate Practice of Medicine Laws Facing Court Test

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, September 28, 2017

The corporate practice of medicine doctrine regulates in many states whether a non-physician can own and make treatment decisions in a medical practice. Dozens of for-profit MRI diagnostic centers, urgent care centers and cosmetic medical spas in Southeast Michigan are owned by businesspeople who aren't doctors. This common practice has now come under scrutiny in a lawsuit that charges they are violating Michigan laws that require medical facilities to be 100 percent owned and operated by either physicians, nonprofit hospitals or nursing homes. Read More at Crain's Detroit Business