Views Why brokers need to refresh their HIPAA procedures – Employee Benefit Adviser (registration)

17. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Employee Benefit Adviser (registration) Views Why brokers need to refresh their HIPAA proceduresEmployee Benefit Adviser (registration)HIPAA audits are on the rise, and so are associated fines. In 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Civil Rights collected $23 million in fines, a 300% increase over 2014, the previous record year for ...

Health Care Providers Need to Comply With HIPAA Regulations and Address These Five Critical Security Issues – Security Intelligence (blog)

16. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Security Intelligence (blog) Health Care Providers Need to Comply With HIPAA Regulations and Address These Five Critical Security IssuesSecurity Intelligence (blog)The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) mandated that health care organizations comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and implement electronic records systems by 2015. That date has passed, and now … ...

Why brokers need to refresh their HIPAA procedures | Employee … – Employee Benefit Adviser (registration)

15. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Employee Benefit Adviser (registration) Why brokers need to refresh their HIPAA procedures | Employee …Employee Benefit Adviser (registration)An increase in audits and associated fines serve as a good reminder for employers to revisit training often to ensure compliance.Sewell: HIPAA can be minefield for lawyers, providers | BiS …Business In Savannah all 2 news articles » Powered ...

Secretary Price Statement on CBO Report

15. March 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., released the following statement today on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the American Health Care Act: “The CBO report’s coverage numbers defy logic. They project that zeroing out the individual mandate – allowing Americans to choose whether to have insurance – will result in 14 ...

Secretary Price and CMS Administrator Verma Take First Joint Action: Affirm Partnership of HHS, CMS, and States to Improve Medicaid Program

15. March 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, Ms. Seema Verma was sworn in as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). After her swearing-in ceremony, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., and CMS Administrator Seema Verma took their first joint action, cosigning a letter to the nation’s governors affirming the Department’s intent to work with ...

American Health Care Act Will Restore, Protect, and Preserve the Doctor-Patient Relationship

15. March 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., joined President Trump and Vice President Pence at the White House for a listening session on healthcare. The participants included doctors, patients, and small business owners who discussed Obamacare and how the current law is failing them. After listening to their stories, the Secretary released the ...

Views Why HR managers should review their HIPAA procedures – Employee Benefit News (registration)

14. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Employee Benefit News (registration) Views Why HR managers should review their HIPAA proceduresEmployee Benefit News (registration)The increase in audits — combined with everything from changes in technology, the addition of a health and wellness program and concerns about hacking — serve as a good reminder why employers should revisit HIPAA training often to ensure compliance.HIPAA ...

Offering states flexibility to increase market stability and affordable choices

14. March 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Providing opportunity through Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with the Department of the Treasury, suggested ways to help foster healthcare innovation by giving states greater flexibility. “States need the flexibility to develop innovative healthcare models that will improve patient access to care, increase affordability ...

HIT Think Why HIPAA certified is not a guarantee of compliance – Health Data Management

13. March 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Health Data Management HIT Think Why HIPAA certified is not a guarantee of complianceHealth Data ManagementJust before making the ultimate decision, someone asks, “What about HIPAA?” As this question enters the discussion, another person says that the chosen product is HIPAA “certified.” Hearing that the product is certified, everyone is satisfied and … Powered by ...