Monthly Archives: July 2017

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan. The New York Times, July 26, 2017. The Senate rejected a measure that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 2) Romania to pass… Read the rest »

Many healthcare offices and practices are aware of the threats from breaches and ransomware, but not many know how to prevent it from impacting their practice. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA may publicly shame drug makers for thwarting generic rivals. STAT, July 19, 2017. The FDA may soon publicly shame brand name drug makers to break a logjam caused by a program designed to… Read the rest »

In healthcare, you can be held accountable for the actions of your contractors and vendors. Many healthcare entities are learning that lesson from the latest breach at the Detroit Medical Center. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) DMC warns 1,529 patients of health data breach. Crain’s, July 13, 2017. The Detroit Medical Center notified patients that an employee allegedly stole protected health information and provided it to unauthorized individuals. 2) Aetna… Read the rest »

Healthcare fraud is rampant in Michigan and the federal government is cracking down on healthcare practices. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here).… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits. The Wall Street Journal, July 3, 2017.  The recent settlement could make it possible for future plaintiffs to argue they were harmed as a result… Read the rest »

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is performing more and more HIPAA audits and breaches are all too frequent. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to… Read the rest »