Given the increased stress felt by employees, particularly in the aftermath of COVID-19, many employers and wellness professionals may seek assistance from health and wellness coaches who specialize in mindfulness. According to mindful.org, “mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly […]

Tips for Health Providers to Navigate License Disputes
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  • Published: December 17, 2020

Contact legal counsel immediately; at times, you will be functioning under specific time frames in which you must act, and report. Responding without assistance from legal counsel may lead to your response revealing too much or too little information. Lawyers with expertise in responding to license complaints can guide you in crafting an optional response […]

Telemedicine and Virtual Platform Regulations for Coaching
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  • Published: December 14, 2020

Because of the COVID 19 pandemic, federal and state governments have relaxed some regulatory requirements that may permit health and wellness practitioners to implement their business plans in ways that would not have been possible prior to the pandemic.  We discuss some of these changes, below.  Please note that regulatory changes are evolving quickly.  Thus, […]

The 2014 Farm Bill opened the floodgates for the widespread distribution of CBD products by distinguishing hemp from marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act. As a result, the CBD market is expected to grow at a staggering rate of 706% in coming years. Given the ravenous demand, many health practitioners seek a share of this […]

Onsite Clinic Law
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  • Published: December 7, 2020

Many health and wellness professionals and companies see the advantage of providing direct care to employees at the worksite.  However, before jumping into this exciting and growing area of health and wellness service delivery, it is imperative that you have a solid understanding of the legal landscape of offering services directly at or near the worksite. The […]

Should Employers Mandate COVID19 Vaccines When Available?
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  • Published: December 4, 2020

As each day of COVID19 passes, anticipation for a vaccine to remove all the social barriers grows.  According to the New York Times, researchers are testing 44 vaccines on humans, but a vaccine available for mass use probably won’t be available until spring or summer 2021.[1]  And this assumes that there will be sufficient production capacity, […]

A lot of health and wellness professionals invent devices to help their patients and clients live better lives.  These devices often supplement the services health and wellness professionals provide.  A looming question for these professionals, however, is whether their invention needs approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or is subject to FDA regulation. […]