Category Archives: Health Care IT

Can Cryptojacking Result in a Databreach?

Healthcare organizations should be aware of a new method, referred to as “cryptojackng,” that hackers …

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CMS Issues Billing Guidance for Major Joint Replacement (Hip or Knee)

In the January 11, 2018 issue of MLN Connects, CMS has now widely publicized that …

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CMS Announces Bundled Payments Care Improvement Model

On January 11, 2018, CMS announced a new voluntary episode payment model (bundled payments for …

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Telehealth, Net Neutrality and the Tipping Point

Telehealth is apparently reaching a critical mass where people are starting to review the potential …

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Telehealth Reaches Tipping Point – Now Included in OIG Audit Plan

Telehealth has apparently reached the tipping point in its significance to the Medicare budget, because …

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OCR to Increase Investigations Of Smaller PHI Breaches

Healthcare providers and other covered entities[1] must report breaches of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) …

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Negotiating Software Agreements – Key Terms For Electronic Health Records

Healthcare providers (Providers) rely on third party vendors for providing Electronic Health Record (EHR) software …

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Phase II of HIPAA Audits Underway

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently published an announcement describing the next phase …

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Businesses Must Ensure Websites Comply With The Americans With Disabilities Act

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the “ADA”) requires “places of …

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Office Of Inspector General Issues Policy Reminder On Information Blocking And The Federal Anti-Kickback Statue

The federal anti-kickback statute (42 USC § 1320a-7b(b), the “Statute”) prohibits individuals and entities from …

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