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Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, is a Houston-based attorney advising on federal and state compliance and areas of liability associated with a variety of healthcare legal and regulatory issues including: HIPAA, the HITECH Act, the False Claims Act, Medicare issues, women’s health, as well as corporate and security regulations. She can be reached here.

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By helping patients and their families design a life care plan, physicians can help them to navigate the complexities of a catastrophic or serious injury.

A HIPAA risk assessment can help your practice put safeguards in place to protect against both cyberthreats and cyberliability.

Proposed changes to the Physician Fee Schedule for 2015 will affect calculation of payment rates and potentially misvalued codes.

Whether you are working with off-shore radiologists or your own coding department, using the same language is vital.

Physicians are likely to be challenged with conflict in their practices. It is important to know how to approach it in a positive manner.

Complying with HIPAA means conducting due diligence when it comes to business associates. Make sure your partners protect and secure patient data.

HHS is working to craft an agreement to share public health information in the event of a pandemic between the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Did you know, as custodian of your patients' protected health information, you are required by HIPAA to create a contingency plan?

Perfect for the office bulletin board, here is an "Ode to HIPAA."

Roughly half of all medical practices have implemented EHR, but they still have a long way to go in terms of meaningful use and recovery audit contractors.

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