Compliance & Legal

Bundles of paper records
By Dave Muoio 03:32 pm February 26, 2021
Industry regulatory leaders outline the best approaches for digital health companies looking to make sense of FDA's long-in-the-tooth enforcement discretion guidelines.
By Kat Jercich 03:54 pm February 23, 2021
Experts at the WEDI conference outlined steps for institutions and clinical teams to take toward bringing equity to patient-facing tools.
A patient looks at a doctor on a mobile phone screen
By Kat Jercich 11:47 am February 22, 2021
The Department of Justice described the case as involving one of the "largest healthcare fraud schemes in United States history."
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By Mallory Hackett 11:55 am February 18, 2021
Brooks-LaSure formerly worked for the Obama Administration within CMS and the Department of Health and Human Services.
A woman looks at a medication bottle with a person onscreen.
By Kat Jercich 02:42 pm February 09, 2021
The report by Foley & Lardner found that 43 states and D.C. have implemented a version of a state telehealth commercial payer law – although payment parity policies lag behind.
Montefiore Medical Center
By Mike Miliard 02:59 pm February 01, 2021
The New York health system said an employee, who has been fired, inappropriately accessed electronic health records and viewed clinical information, including test results and diagnoses.
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By Kat Jercich 11:55 am January 29, 2021
"If the benefits of electronic health records are to be fully realized, patients must be confident providers have selected the most effective system – not the one paying the largest kickbacks," said one federal agent.
A person in a hooded sweatshirt on a computer
By Kat Jercich 10:55 am January 27, 2021
Larry Everett Smith is among five defendants who have recently pleaded guilty for their role in a healthcare fraud conspiracy that allegedly lasted for years.
A physician visible on a tablet screen
By Kat Jercich 05:04 pm January 26, 2021
Lawmakers in legislatures nationwide have introduced about 300 bills aimed at expanding access to telemedicine – but not every bill is equally helpful. 
As health systems prepare for new interoperability and price transparency regs, Deloitte describes steps they can take to make that work a cornerstone of a broader competitive strategy around consumer experience and cost.
By Mike Miliard 11:00 am January 26, 2021
As health systems prepare for new interoperability and price transparency regs, Deloitte describes steps they can take to make that work a cornerstone of a broader competitive strategy around consumer experience and cost.