Regulatory/Compliance

DOJ: EHR Companies Should Consider Themselves on Notice

Mar 19, 2019 at 04:53 pm by steve

Make no mistake, the federal government intends to hold health information technology ("HIT") companies accountable for failures to develop HIT in accordance with federal cert.... Read More

HHS Publishes Guidelines on Cybersecurity

Feb 21, 2019 at 03:08 pm by steve

This December, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare & Public Health Sector Coordinating Councils issued voluntary guidelines to assist healthcare pr.... Read More

CMS Changes Durable Medical Equipment Regs

Dec 14, 2018 at 11:04 am by steve

Starting January 1st, Medicare will put the competitive bidding program (CBP) on durable medical equipment on hiatus. For patients and businesses alike, this opens the door to.... Read More

The Stark Law: A Reminder and Request

Jul 13, 2018 at 05:01 pm by steve

If you ask a healthcare provider to state the healthcare laws and regulations that give them a headache, you are likely to receive a range of responses. The compliance burden.... Read More

Alabama's New Data Breach Law

Jul 13, 2018 at 04:54 pm by steve

Another layer of data security regulations has been added to healthcare, this time by the state. The 50th state to pass such a law, the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of.... Read More

November 2022

Nov 18, 2022 at 03:06 pm by steve

You're November 2022 Iss of Birmingham Medical News is Here!