Parsing out the various terms used in relation to a patient’s health record can be daunting. Here’s a primer to make the process less intimidating
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA
Recent False Claims Act settlement underscores the importance of accurate Meaningful Use attestations.
Promote heart health awareness for both patients and providers this Valentine’s Day and during the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women month.
A trend to watch: Last year, two states made significant changes to laws related to personally identifiable information and protected health information.
The recently passed SUPPORT Act addresses various aspects related to the opioid crisis through a series of more than 120 separate bills. Here are five sections physicians should be aware of.
A look over the Office for Civil Rights’ recent HIPAA actions reveal why privacy and security safeguards are a must for medical practices.
Although physicians may not be involved with the cybersecurity of medical devices, they are still obligated to comply with HIPAA and the HITECH Act.
Proper billing and coding under CMS’s final rule is important not only for reimbursement but also to avoid potential lawsuits.
Following the Anthem settlement, the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions doubles down on HIPAA privacy and enforcement efforts.
The suspension of a New York nurse highlights the intersection between HIPAA and trade secrets.