Posts Tagged: HIPAA

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Monsanto Hit by $289 Million Verdict in Cancer Case. The Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2018.  The jury determines that the company failed to warn of potential risk of cancer from using their products. 2)… Read the rest »

All too often, vendor risks and contracts are not managed correctly. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). It’s no secret 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) New Trump administration rule will require hospitals post prices online. The Hill, August 3, 2018.  Hospitals will be required to post online a list of their standard charges. 2) Prime Healthcare Services To Pay $65M… 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) HHS Report Finds Fraud, Neglect in Hospice Industry. The Washington Post, July 31, 2018.  The report uncovers missed visits, uncontrolled pain and fraud. 2) Trump Administration Officials Debate Partial Medicaid Expansion. The New York Times, July 30, 2018. … 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) Medicare: Seniors want coverage for dental care. Knox News, July 23, 2018.  Seniors are urging Medicare to make dental coverage available. 2) Bon Secours Health System, Mercy Health to complete merger in the fall. The Baltimore Sun,… 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) Republican Tax Leader Seeks to Restore Obamacare Funds. Bloomberg News, July 16, 2018.  Brady discussing potential restoration of ACA risk adjustment payments. 2) Resorts Working To Offer Quality Care For Customers With Cancer. The New York Times,… 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) President Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh for The Supreme Court. The Washington Post, July 9, 2018.  Kavanaugh is nominated by Trump to succeed Supreme Court Justice  Anthony M. Kennedy. 2) CMS quit test of pricey cancer… Read the rest »

How protected are your emails? Are you utilizing proper encryption software? Data breaches happen every day, but only about 4% of data breaches are considered “secure breaches” – breaches where the stolen data was fully encrypted and rendered useless. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and… Read the rest »