How does the new tax law affect you in 2018?

Feb 13, 2018 at 04:36 pm by steve

In late December 2017, the president signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act--the first major change in the income tax code in over 30 years. The changes affect individual taxpayers w.... Read More

Cyberattack Response

Feb 13, 2018 at 04:10 pm by steve

The 2017 news was replete with stories announcing ransomware attacks on health IT systems across the country. In January, AllScripts, an EHR company, was the victim of the Sam.... Read More

DOJ's New Approach to Frivolous Qui Tam Actions

Jan 23, 2018 at 03:09 pm by steve

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently made a surprising announcement that it may begin seeking dismissal of meritless qui tam cases brought under the False Claims Act. The.... Read More

Enforcement Trends: Five Lessons from Recent OCR Resolution Agreements and Other Enforcement Risks

Jan 23, 2018 at 02:51 pm by steve

Since January 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has entered into two Resolution Agreements for HIPAA violations, one Resolution Ag.... Read More

2017 Healthcare Year in Review

Dec 15, 2017 at 01:27 pm by steve

If the 2017 healthcare environment could be summed up in one word, it would be "uncertainty." With the largely unexpected election of Donald Trump as President, the multiple,.... Read More

February 2024

Feb 23, 2024 at 08:13 am by kbarrettalley

Your February 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!