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Proposed Rule Offers Clarity On Mandatory Protections For Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
Entities that provide treatment to patients with substance use disorders may find some clarity on federal requirements surrounding patient record confidentiality.
United States
23 Sep 2019
Five Key Takeaways From OCR's Proposed Rule To Scale Back The Non-Discrimination Requirements Applicable To Health Care Entities
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued a proposed rule (Proposed Rule) that would significantly scale back the non-discrimination
United States
25 Jun 2019
OCR Releases New FAQs On Use Of Health Apps
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new set of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) FAQs building upon prior guidance from OCR.
United States
4 Jun 2019
Health Apps And HIPAA – Recent FAQs Highlight Importance Of Covered Entities And Business Associates Scrutinizing Their Relationships With App Developers
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new set of HIPAA FAQs addressing the applicability of HIPAA to certain health apps and the covered entities and business associates that interact with them.
United States
31 May 2019
Analysis Of Medicare, Medicaid, And Other Health Policy Provisions In Bipartisan Budget Act
The newly-enacted Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 includes numerous Medicare, Medicaid, and other policy and payment provisions impacting health providers and manufacturers.
United States
27 Feb 2018
DOJ Settles Second 60-Day Overpayment Case, Highlights Broader Reach of the FCA's Reverse False Claims Provision
A recent False Claims Act ("FCA") settlement involving an allegedly overpaid Florida medical practice reaffirms the interplay between the 60-Day Overpayment Statute and the FCA, but also highlights the importance for all providers and suppliers to report and return overpayments, regardless of the source of federal funds.
United States
7 Nov 2017
Major Changes To Nondiscrimination Requirements Under ACA Effective Soon: Are Covered Entities Ready?
The HHS Office of Civil Rights published a final rule May 18, 2016, broadening the nondiscrimination requirements applicable to all health programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance...
United States
3 Jul 2016
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