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CMS to modify requirements for Meaningful Use

Bowing to pressure from physician groups, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced on Jan. 29 that it ...
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HHS: Medicare payments to be tied to quality, not quantity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that future Medicare payments will be linked to quality ...
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Healthcare providers must comply with Barrier-Free Initiative

On January 16, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it reached a settlement with Genesis Healthcare System in Ohio ...
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Compounding Pharmacies Face Increased Scrutiny

Earlier this month, federal authorities seized more than $18 million from the owners of the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that was ...
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Next phase in Medicare DMEPOS competitive bidding announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the new bidding timeline for Round 2 recompete and the ...
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CMS delays enforcement of Medicare Part D rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it is delaying enforcement of the requirements in 42 CFR § ...
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CMS cracking down on fraudsters

Federal agencies are stepping up their efforts to go after providers who engage in healthcare fraud and abuse. On Dec. ...
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Board of Medicine: Drug monitoring program working

Florida, once dubbed the “epicenter of prescription drug diversion,” has made numerous inroads since state lawmakers passed legislation requiring that ...
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How to comply with HIPAA during Ebola crisis

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights has put out a bulletin to ensure that ...
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Electronic health records create a number of problems for providers

We live in an electronic age where life is supposed to be easier and more efficient and in many ways ...
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