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: McLaren Health and feds reach record $7.75M settlement of drug allegations The Detroit News McLaren Health Care Corp. agreed to pay a penalty to settle an investigation into officials distributing opioids and other drugs without… 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 FBI has warned that there is an expected wave of attacks on the United States healthcare system. 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… 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: Aetna settles HIPAA breaches affecting nearly 18,500 members Becker’s Hospital Review Aetna agreed to pay the OCR $1Million to settle three separate HIPAA violations. Medicare finalizing coverage policy for coronavirus vaccine AP Medicare will cover… Read the rest »

Now that audits are resuming in full force, it is essential that your practice is ready. Failure to prepare could result in large fines and loss of patient trust. 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… Read the rest »

Even if a healthcare organization isn’t sure if breached information is accessed or used, it is still a breach. This is true unless the information is unusable, such as encrypted information. For example, a possible breach at McLaren Oakland Hospital that exposed over 2,200 patient files still required McLaren to report the potential breach and… Read the rest »

Cyberattacks and the following consequences can be extremely costly. 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). Recently, Anthem paid $39.5 Million to settle… Read the rest »