Posts Tagged: deadline

HIPAA states that you must report a breach without unreasonable delay and in no case later than 60 days from discovery of the breach. One state is looking to change these guidelines. 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: 1) FDA warns ‘critical’ drug shortages possible after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico. USA Today, September 26, 2017. Patients could experience shortages since Puerto Rico’s drug manufacturing industry came to a halt. 2) Coffee sold… Read the rest »

Because it’s coming. ICD-10 has now bypassed the Congressional hurdle, for now at least. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care 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). Congress… Read the rest »

Many providers are worried about the pending meaningful use regulations. Both healthcare providers and electronic health record vendors are anxiously awaiting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) release of the final meaningful use regulation changes for 2015 to 2016. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news,… Read the rest »

There are many concerns about the transition to ICD-10. One of those concerns is that medical coders will stop being productive after the October 1, 2015 transition deadline. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on… 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) Medical identity theft sees sharp uptick. Healthcare IT News, February 25, 2015. The number of patients affected by medical identity theft increased nearly 22% over the past year. 2) Paging Physician Assistants as Obamacare… 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)EHR  audit catches snooping employee. Healthcare IT News, January 26, 2015. Electronic health records allow faster access to patient data, and as it turns out, they make it easier to catch employees who inappropriately view… Read the rest »

Don’t worry because the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have extended ICD-10 testing deadline to January 21, 2015. The ICD-10 compliance date for all providers is October 1, 2015. Do you need help preparing your practice for upcoming HIPAA, Medicare or Medicaid deadlines? We can help you stay ahead of important government healthcare… Read the rest »