Posts Tagged: Electronic Health Records

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Obamacare, Ruled Invalid by Federal Judge, Will Remain in Effect During Appeal. The New York Times, December 30, 2018.  A Texas federal judge, who ruled the entire Affordable Care Act invalid, issued a stay this… 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) House passes multiple Medicaid bills. E&C, December 11, 2018.  The House of Representatives passed the Improving Medicaid Programs and Opportunities for Eligible Beneficiaries (IMPROVE) Act. 2) ACOs object to proposed the Medicare rules. The Washington Post,… 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) Healthcare.gov breach compromised applicants’ financial, immigration data. The Washington Times, November 10, 2018.  The hack back in October compromised the personal information of people who applied for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 2)… 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) Trump administration set to expand religious exemptions to birth control coverage. The Washington Post, October 19, 2018.  The Trump administration is looking to reverse the ACA rule requiring employers to cover birth control 2) Hackers breach… Read the rest »

Is it patient information? In today’s busy office environment, where it is high priority to respond to patient requests as soon as possible, it is common for medical practice employees to text information to each other and to patients. Often, those text messages include patient information. We can help your practice stay on top of… Read the rest »

Malware, bots, spam, phishing. Every day more and more breaches occur through the use of technological tools. Criminal technology is evolving and improving just as fast as we can prepare for their threats. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and… 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) Senate easily passes sweeping opioids legislation, sending to President Trump. The Washington Post, October 3, 2018.  The Senate passed the final version of an opioid bill last week. 2) CMS Says Revisions Will Bring Healthcare… Read the rest »

Now that you know what you need, and you know the necessary steps to start your required HIPAA Risk Assessment, you can start looking into cyber insurance options and applications. Cyber insurance is essential.  Doctors and health care providers who deal with electronic protected health information (ePHI) should look to further protect themselves by purchasing cyber… Read the rest »