Compliance & Legal
03:24 pm May 24, 2017
The state’s Department of Medical Assistance Services didn’t meet federal security requirements, which could have compromised the integrity of the system.
'Careless handling' of private patient information leads to $387,000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke's-Roosevelt
10:32 am May 24, 2017
The settlement stems from 2014 OCR complaint that staff member from Spencer Cox Center disclosed a patient's protected health information.
01:58 pm May 12, 2017
The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act overhauls long-standing civil service protections that President Donald Trump said he would enact to hold the agency accountable.
03:25 pm May 10, 2017
Patient was arrested for showing a fake Social Security card, but Texas health system was still held liable for releasing name.
11:22 am May 04, 2017
New York hospital owes millions for improperly billed Medicare claims in 2012 and 2013, but the recovery period may have passed.
10:31 am May 03, 2017
Leaders are intrigued by the digital ledger technology's potential, but intrigue alone won’t get it past regulations.
02:21 pm May 02, 2017
The resignation of Vivian Lee also follows the controversial firing of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Director.
10:12 am May 02, 2017
Organizations need to engage legal help to assist their CEOs to make smart decisions and improve breach responses, the research firm states.
03:35 pm May 01, 2017
Partners and Indiana University have reached multimillion dollar settlements with the DOJ over allegedly fraudulent grant funding, False Claims Act violations.
11:24 am April 27, 2017
The OCR director stressed the importance of interoperability and protecting patient data during his Thursday morning session at Health Datapalooza.