Secretary Price Statement on President’s Budget Blueprint

17. March 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., released the following statement today after the release of the President’s budget blueprint. “HHS is dedicated to fulfilling our department’s mission to improve the health and well-being of the American people. This budget supports that mission and will help ensure we are delivering critical services to our ...

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 ...

20000 lbs of frozen pizza recalled over listeria fears – CNN

16. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
CNN 20000 lbs of frozen pizza recalled over listeria fearsCNN(CNN) More than 21,000 pounds of frozen pizzas are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday. RBR Meat Company Inc. recalled its Marketside …Wal-Mart Supplier Recalls Frozen Pizzas In 11 States Over Possible Listeria ContaminationHuffington ...

Trump budgets for a dumber, dirtier America – Washington Post

16. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Washington Post Trump budgets for a dumber, dirtier AmericaWashington PostPresident Trump’s first budget is an attempt to reshape the federal government in his own image — crass, bellicose, shortsighted, unserious and ultimately hollow. Unsurprisingly, Trump titled it “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great …America First – The White HouseThe White House all ...

Dad's case of strep throat leads to amputations – CNN

16. March 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
CNN Dad’s case of strep throat leads to amputationsCNN(CNN) A Michigan man is feeling grateful after surviving a strep throat infection that led to amputations of parts of his hands and feet and nearly cost his life. Kevin Breen, 44, developed an extremely rare strep infection shortly after his son fought …Rare strep infection costs ...