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Proposed Changes to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Announced

On October 9. 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes that would update the Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Federal...

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Cybersecurity Tips to Avoid Tricks to ePHI

Trick-or-treating is a popular Halloween tradition in the United States, and other countries. Most of us associate "treats" with some form of candy, and "tricks" as possible pranks or other forms of mischief if a treat is not given by the...

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HHS Issues a Part 2 Proposed Rule to Better Facilitate Care for SUDs

It has been a major focus for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat the opioid epidemic while still ensuring that the confidentiality of patient records is maintained. HHS is proposing to revise the federal...

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5 Tips to Consider Prior to Posting on Social Media Sites

It was not that long ago when an employee at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center was fired for posting a patient's protected health information (PHI) on Facebook. The employee had posted a screenshot of a patient's medical record...

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The Power of Social Media

Did you know that a whopping 95% percent of people in the United States use the internet and 86% use it every day? Users of social media account for 74% of internet users, and the average daily time spent using social media on any device...

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HIPAA and Safe Texting Practices

Telephones have been a staple of communication for as long as most of us can remember! The cell phone has noticeably changed the way we communicate both personally and increasingly professionally with the introduction of texting. In 2015, a...

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