Requiring Employees to be Tested for Infectious Disease

Employer Required COVID-19 tests for employees, According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, and EEOC Laws According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: An employer may administer a COVID-19…

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A WannaCry ransomware message appeared on medical devices and Health IT systems

Cybersecurity Expert Witness & WannaCry in Healthcare

Cybersecurity Expert WitnessWhen WannaCry ransomeware harms the patients of health care providers or members of a health plan, litigation raises questions.  Were all measures taken to protect the plaintiff's information? Either…

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Whitehouse Requests Updates to Regulatory Framework For HIPAA Compliant Precision Medicine

Precision medicine targets disease at a genetic level for groups of patients with specific attributes.  Sharing patient data at the point of care introduces new opportunities and new HIPAA Privacy…

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Healthcare Expert witness, HIPAA, HITECH Act, Medical Coding and Affordable Care Act Considerations

healthcare expert witness work in medical coding and billing, usual customary and reasonable cost of care, HIPAA Privacy, HITECH Act, and Affordable Care act require special considerations

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Peyton Manning Privacy May Have been Violated by Guyer Institute According HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and HITECH

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.

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Meaningful Use Audits, HIPAA Privacy and Security and Safeguards

The HITECH Act, which was enacted as part of ARRA, promotes the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. Subtitle D of the HITECH Act addresses the privacy and security concerns associated with the electronic transmission of health information. While the HITECH Act mirrors HIPAA, it elaborates with specific requirements

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CMS and OIG Meaningful Use Audits Increase, HIPAA Breaches factor in. What’s your Strategy?

If your hospital is notified by CMS that is auditing your organization's  Meaningful Use (MU) attestation you will need a clear action plan and the advice of experienced people who…

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PPACA Supreme Court Hearings Coverage in Social Media Need Holistic View

If The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is repealed it will be interesting to see if it is repealed in whole or in part. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) may excise the individual mandate requiring health insurance coverage, or it could strike it down entirely.

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2009 Year End Update on Health Care Reform Legislation, House & Senate Bills

Update on federal and state health care reform, key provisions, 60 votes secured in Senate. Cost estimates and cost savings debate, key state by state updates.

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