MACRA and the Election: What Should We Expect from the New Administration?

Value-based reimbursement has been a hot topic recently with the updated information regarding CMS’s Quality Payment Program released in October.  It seems that the phrase “when CMS institutes, commercial payers… Read More

Data Breaches are on the Rise

According to the global information service, Experian, stolen health records in the wrong hands are worth far more than stolen credit card data. Healthcare organizations continue to improve their defenses… Read More

HHS Issues Clarification on $6.50 “Right to Access” Provision

On Monday May 23rd, 2016, Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a clarification to a FAQ published February 25th, 2016 regarding reasonable fees allowed to be charged pertaining to a… Read More

OCR Email Confirmation Notice: Did You Receive One, Too?

To our valued clients; You may have received an email today from the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Director Jocelyn Samuels asking a member of your organization to verify that… Read More

Checks and Compliances

Recent media focus on large data breaches involving laptop thefts or cyber hacking incidents has grown significantly, but basic incidents still abound and can pose greater threat to patients. Recently, a conference… Read More

A Unique Look at HIPAA Identifiers

We know that keeping your patients’ health information safe is at the top of your priority list, and you’re going to jump through the HIPAA-designated hoops necessary to ensure that… Read More