Compliance & Legal

Cybersecurity
By Mike Miliard 10:44 am March 03, 2021
Its Ransomware Resource Center offers free tools to help healthcare IT pros "better prepare for, respond to, and recover from ransomware attacks."                           
Scales of Justice
By Mallory Hackett 04:54 pm March 02, 2021
The Medicare Act "prohibits Medicare payment for services that are not furnished within the United States," according to the filing.
A patient looks at a doctor's face on a tablet screen
By Kat Jercich 01:15 pm March 01, 2021
The OIG is conducting "significant work" to assess telehealth services during the public health emergency.
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.
A younger person shows an older person something on the phone
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.
athenahealth building
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.