Federal and state Standards, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the HIPAA Security Rule inform as to how healthcare providers should implement methods to secure patients’ confidential medical information. 45…
MACRA Changes Health Care Economics with a Focus on ChildrenMACRA Background: A final rule released on Oct. 14, 2016 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) details the final…
In our experience, one strategy is to work within the Superior Court or State Court level and then appeal to a higher court perhaps at the Federal level. Some courts have elected not to hear testimony regarding future care costs under the Affordable Care Act, only to find that it is the law of the land and now has an impact. There are also unintended consequences in product liability cases. Third party liability and subrogation may also be affected.
Peyton Manning's privacy was violated by Guyer Institute IF the press is accurately presenting the facts about the patient and the HIPAA covered entity.
By June 13, 2013 only three vendors are ready for inpatient, and three for ambulatory on the CMS website that shows which EHR vendors have their product certified for Meaningful Use under the 2014 Standard. This creates an issue for all Eligible Providers (EPs) who achieved meaningful use Stage 1. Unless their EHR vendor meets the Stage 2 requirements, those EPs no longer qualify for Meaningful Use stimulus dollars.
EMR Certification (also called EHR certification) of electronic medical records or electronic health records is required for any vendor to be listed in the ONC Certified HIT Product List. We provide assistance on the certification process.
Almost everyone who studies the problem agrees that longitudinal health records are beneficial, but as I look into how HHS is hoping to do this, there are gaps that aren't being addressed.
The HITECH Act provides incentives for Medicare and Medicaid providers to achieve Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records. Meaningful Use Assessment should include these phases and components: