Compliance & Legal
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.
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.
The Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2021 includes broadly popular provisions such as eliminating geographic and originating site restrictions.
The move is the first sign of future healthcare policy changes, given Biden's promises to reform the industry.
The changes herald a major overhaul for agencies struggling to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
As National Coordinator for Health IT, the interoperability veteran will bring deep standards expertise as the rubber hits the road on nationwide API-based data exchange.
The breach lasted for more than a year and resulted in the disclosure of individuals' names, Social Security numbers and other protected health information.
The agency plans to take a "multi-pronged approach" to advancing oversight of machine learning-enabled devices – with an eye toward ensuring patient safety, algorithm transparency and real-world results.
The Office of Civil Rights continues to make good on its promise to "vigorously enforce" the right of patients to get timely access to their medical records.