Monthly Archives: December 2020

Rickard & Associates wishes you all the best in 2021! Have a happy and safe New Year! As always, in our next blog post, we will keep you informed of related issues.  To get this important information delivered directly to your mail box, click here to Subscribe. Do you need help staying current and compliant with… Read the rest »

When a whistleblower suit is brought against a company or practice, there were usually many warnings that were ignored or not dealt with appropriately. Many times, wrongdoings are brought to light internally first. 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: Staff at hospitals in DC, Texas turn down COVID-19 vaccine Becker’s Hospital Review Multiple hospitals have employees refusing to get vaccinated. How top EHR vendors are prepping their systems for COVID-19 vaccines Healthcare IT News… Read the rest »

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) proposed new changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. 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… 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: Telehealth growth attracts the eyes of investors as 2021 could see an influx of capital Healthcare Finance News The explosion of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic is attracting investors, despite capital being difficult to come… Read the rest »

The healthcare industry has been plagued with a variety of hacking and ransomware attacks. It is expected that these attacks will continue into 2021 and healthcare entities needs to improve their cybersecurity. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up… 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: Committee chairman blocks bipartisan bill to reduce surprise medical billing Becker’s Hospital Review U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass. has blocked a bipartisan bill aimed at reducing surprise medical bills. Leapfrog names top hospitals for safety… Read the rest »

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) continues to warn the public about fraud related to COVID-19. 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… Read the rest »