Compliance & Legal
As hospitals work with their EHR vendors to manage compliance with the ONC rules, some are still seeking clarity – and some say they're skeptical about how much they'll advance interoperability.
The Miami-based EHR vendor is accused of violating the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute via its marketing-referral program.
The legislation, sponsored by 50 senators, would permanently remove geographic restrictions on telehealth sites and expand originating sites, among other provisions.
New CAQH directory lists FHIR endpoints, 3rd party apps to help with CMS interoperability rule compliance
Built with help from Edifecs, the CAQH Endpoint Directory can help enable more widespread data sharing among app developers, payers and state Medicaid agencies as the new regs come online.
In a recent blog post, Federal Trade Commission attorney Elisa Jillson offered recommendations for using artificial intelligence truthfully, fairly and equitably.
The agency changed regulations concerning medical device data systems, medical image storage devices and medical image communications devices, among others.
Nearly half of respondents to a recent survey said they were not familiar with the term "information blocking," although 70% said they were aware of rules taking effect on April 5.
The Interoperability and Patient Access final rule includes a section that modifies the Medicare Conditions of Participation that introduces patient event notifications. The hospital has new tech at the ready.
The state enacted a law in January requiring physicians – rather than healthcare clinic staff – to be present when a patient takes abortion-inducing medication.
An eye care practice reported that an unauthorized individual had gained access to an employee's work email in January.