As practices and health care organizations become increasingly digitized, physicians must be aware of HIPAA’s Administrative Simplification provisions—and particularly the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification requirements—that protect the confidentiality of their patients’ medical information. Physicians need to understand these rules and participate in a formal compliance plan designed to ensure all the requirements are met, including state requirements that go above and beyond federal mandates.
April 29, 2022: National Advocacy Update
Becerra sees need to end Medicare physician pay “cliffs” on the latest National Advocacy Update.
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There is a perception that the rules regarding where physicians and other health care workers can have food or beverages tend to be overly strict.
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April 1, 2022: National Advocacy Update
With BA.2 in view, no time to skimp on COVID-19 funding and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
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