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Brave New World: Compliance And The Transition To Value-Based Care
We discuss below key regulatory challenges and mitigation strategies for consideration during the transition to value-based care.
United States
24 May 2017
Ten Things Investors Need To Know About Value-Based Healthcare
This article highlights key business and legal issues related to value-based healthcare for investors considering opportunities in the healthcare industry.
United States
9 May 2017
Recommendations for Medical Device Manufacturers
The U.S. health care system is in the midst of a fundamental shift, away from traditional fee-for-service models that reward providers based upon the volume of services provided to patients, and toward value-based care programs designed to reward the quality and efficiency of health care services.
United States
8 May 2017
What's Ahead For Value-Based Health Care?
Prior to the presidential election in November, experts believed that the trend toward value-based payment – the concept of rewarding providers based on the quality of care delivered, rather than the number of procedures performed – would continue to grow.
United States
22 Feb 2017
Federal Trade Commission Holds Medical Laboratory Liable For Allegedly Unfair Data Security Practices
The Commission's opinion comes after a long and complicated procedural history between the parties.
United States
5 Aug 2016
ALJ Dismisses FTC Data Security Claims Against LabMD Due To Lack Of Actual Or Likely Substantial Consumer Harm
This decision could also have implications for private data-security litigation, where, to satisfy federal jurisdictional requirements, plaintiffs without established actual injury must prove that injury is imminent.
United States
25 Nov 2015
No More Excuses: HHS Issues New HIPAA Tool For Small Businesses
Three U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agencies, the Office for the National Coordinator for Health IT.
United States
10 Apr 2014
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
HHS Issues Proposed Rule Requiring Health Plans To Demonstrate Compliance with HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards and Operating Rules
On January 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a proposed rule that would require "controlling health plans" (CHPs) to demonstrate compliance with certain electronic transaction standards and operating rules adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). - See more at:
United States
9 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
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
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
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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