Legal and Business Practices

We offer these resources to help ensure that your radiology practice business operations stay up-to-date in a changing legal environment.

ACR Guide to Medical Physics Practice

This guide was created under the auspices of the Standards and Accreditation Committee of the ACR Commission on Medical Physics.
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HIPAA Compliance

ACR members and their practices must comply with HIPAA regulations that govern privacy and security of patient health information. The AMA has developed a HIPAA toolkit available free online.
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Teleradiology

Understand state and international medical and legal requirements around the practice of telemedicine and teleradiology.
Teleradiology Resources



Radiation Disaster Preparedness

Preparing for a radiation emergency, radiation health effects and accessing emergency assistance, as well as medical responses to bioterrorism.
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Medical-Legal Issues in Radiology Handbook

This handbook provides an overview of legal issues such as medical malpractice, contracts, regulatory concerns and medical-legal terminology.
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Contracts


Additional Resources


ACR Bulletin

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How do current issues in law and radiology affect your practice? The ACR Bulletin and the ACR Legal Office tackle relevant topics every month.

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State Attorney Referral

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We offer attorney referrals for radiologists and radiation oncologists who do not have representation or who would like to consult with a specialist in a particular area of the law such as medical staff bylaws.

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