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Category Archives: Medical Marketing Laws

Nevada

Las Vegas may be the land of unrealistic expectations, but Nevada legislators appear to be working hard to keep overstatement and extravagance out of medical marketing. Medical website design in Nevada needs to take care not to publish false claims or claims of professional superiority. Of course, you should always clear your advertising with your legal counsel to ensure full… Continue Reading

Nebraska

Nebraska may be a little more forgiving than other states, with laws that appear to require that a physician’s healthcare marketing be so misleading or fraudulent that it resulted in a conviction before the practitioner’s license becomes jeopardized. For an individualized assessment of your marketing’s compliance with Nebraska law, contact your legal counsel. More Information VISIT THE WEBSITE Oversight Body:… Continue Reading

Montana

Montana may be big sky country, but the sky’s not the limit when it comes to healthcare marketing in the state. Practitioners should take care when marketing their medical services not to do anything that is likely to deceive, defraud, or harm the public. For a comprehensive review of your marketing’s compliance with Montana law, make sure to have all… Continue Reading

Missouri

The Show Me State wants physicians to show them that their medical marketing is above board – meaning that physicians must avoid false or misleading advertising. And not that it happens very often, but Missouri physicians also must not have a financial interest in any advertising agency that engages in prohibited types of advertising. Be sure to have your legal… Continue Reading

Mississippi

There are quite a few regulations governing healthcare PR and marketing in Mississippi. Some of the most interesting regulations on healthcare marketing are the requirements that doctors identify themselves as M.D.s, D.O.s, and D.P.M.s, that testimonials be accompanied by specific disclaimers, and that no comparisons to other physicians can be made unless they can be factually substantiated. Make sure you… Continue Reading

Minnesota

The Minnesota legislature prohibits false or misleading healthcare advertising. The North Star State also prohibits marketing medical services in a way that claims professional superiority. Before you market your services in Minnesota, talk with your legal counsel to ensure your advertising fully complies with state law. More Information VISIT THE WEBSITE Oversight Body: Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Reference Citation:… Continue Reading

Michigan

It appears that the Michigan legislature makes medical website design and development fairly easy, requiring that practitioners avoid using false or misleading advertising. For a comprehensive assessment of the medical marketing laws that apply to your practice, be sure to consult with your legal counsel. More Information VISIT THE WEBSITE Oversight Body: Michigan Board of Medicine Reference Citation: M.C.L.A. 333.16221… Continue Reading

Massachusetts

Perhaps the most interesting requirement for doctors using medical websites to advertise their services in Massachusetts is the obligation to retain “a complete, accurate, and reproducible version of the audio and visual contents” of the website for a period of three years. The most careful practitioners probably should retain copies of all versions of their website, through even the tiniest… Continue Reading

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