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Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Releases Regulations for Registration of Provider Organizations
On January 8, 2014, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (the "HPC") published a Notice of Hearing and proposed regulations detailing the process that certain provider organizations (as described below) must follow in order to register with the HPC.
United States
27 Jan 2014
Proposed Massachusetts Regulations Governing Risk-Bearing Provider Organizations
On November 7, 2013, the Massachusetts Division of Insurance ("DOI") published a Notice of Hearing and proposed regulations regarding the certification of Risk-Bearing Provider Organizations ("RBPOs").
United States
16 Nov 2013
Massachusetts "Gift Ban" Law: Emergency Regulations Implement Partial Repeal
On September 19, 2012, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health amended the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Code of Conduct regulations.
United States
27 Sep 2012
CMS Issues Final Rules On EHR Stage 2 Criteria And ICD-10 Codes; ONC Issues Final Rule On EHR Certification Process
On August 23, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology issued final rules.
United States
10 Sep 2012
OCR Releases Protocol For HIPAA Privacy, Security And Breach Notification Audits
On June 10, 2011, HHS awarded KPMG a $9.2 million contract to develop a comprehensive and focused audit protocol for the Audit program.
United States
14 Jul 2012
Massachusetts’ Data Security Regulation: Important Deadline Approaching
The deadline for compliance with a key requirement of the Massachusetts Data Security Regulation, 201 CMR 17.00 et seq. (the "Regulation") is less than a month away.
United States
16 Feb 2012
The OCR Auditors Are Coming - Are You Next? What To Expect And How To Prepare
On June 10, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") awarded KPMG a $9.2 million contract to develop a pilot HIPAA audit program mandated under the HITECH Act of 2009 to ensure compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and Breach Notification standards.
United States
14 Feb 2012
Federal Sunshine Law: Proposed Rule And Implementation Delay
On December 14, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released long-awaited guidance on the implementation of the Federal Sunshine Law (42 U.S.C. 1320a-7h) in the form of a proposed rule.
United States
30 Dec 2011
The Federal Payment Sunshine Law
On January 1, 2012, manufacturers of drugs, biologics, devices and medical supplies covered under Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
United States
30 Sep 2011
Proposed Modifications to HIPAA Rules
On Wednesday, July 14, 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its notice of proposed rulemaking entitled "Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act" (HITECH).
United States
27 Jul 2010
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