Compliance & Legal

eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 01:05 pm January 03, 2018
Plaintiffs say they had to forfeit meaningful use incentive payments in 2014 and lost out on more money in 2017 because EHR did not meet requirements, though eClinicalWorks says the claims are without merit.
opioid policy
By Jessica Davis 11:36 am January 02, 2018
The legislation will also limit the number of opioids prescribed to patients for acute pain.
DOJ health care fraud
By Bernie Monegain 11:06 am December 28, 2017
$2.4 billion came from healthcare, including high-profile settlements with EHR vendor eClinicalWorks and EpiPen maker Mylan.
cybersecurity management
By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am December 27, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an extremely complex field and chief information security officers need a specific body of knowledge – and a smart staff to handle the rest.
FDA digital health regulations
By Dave Muoio 02:51 pm December 26, 2017
With a new administrator at the helm, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps toward regulating decision support, software-as-a-medical-device, mobile tech in clinical trials and more.
OCR revamps HIPAA in wake of opioid crisis, 21st Century Cures rules
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 19, 2017
HHS Office for Civil Rights offers new perspective on the privacy law relating to mental health and substance abuse.
21st Century Oncology breach
By Jessica Davis 02:38 pm December 13, 2017
After filing for bankruptcy in May, the Florida-based cancer specialty provider also settled with the government for $26 million over false claims allegations.
Cerner sued by CliniComp
By Jessica Davis 10:36 am December 13, 2017
The EHR developer’s suit is tied to patent for an enterprise healthcare management system that gives users access to remote-hosted healthcare apps through a public network.
EHR contracts
By Tom Sullivan and Jessica Davis 10:35 am December 08, 2017
With lawsuits against eClinicalWorks, Epic and 62 hospitals over EHR use, are you certain your contract is solid enough to protect your org? Time to take another look.
healthcare fraud
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:42 pm December 07, 2017
Defendants used the stolen funds to buy lavish multi-million dollar homes, expensive handbags and luxury travel.

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