The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau issued a request for comment on how to administer Round 2 of the agency’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which received an additional $249.95 million in support as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.Read More
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The Sequoia Project is launching a new Emergency Preparedness Information Workgroup this month as part of the organization’s Interoperability Matters Cooperative. The Workgroup will consider lessons learned from COVID-19 response and more.
Jordan Search Consultants, a nationwide healthcare executive and physician search firm, launched a new staffing service line to meet evolving healthcare recruitment needs in response to the burgeoning demands of the pandemic.
Conferences are a good way to get the newest information, network, earn some needed continuing education, or get back in touch with peers. With the pandemic still raging, companies are moving forward with their conferences and events online. Here are some upcoming virtual events to consider.
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released its 2016-2017 HIPAA Audits Industry Report that reviewed selected health care entities and business associates for compliance with certain provisions of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of HHS issued guidance on how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 permits covered entities and their business associates to use HIEs to disclose protected health information for the public health activities of a public health authority.
The National Association of ACOs praises the work of congressional offices that saved important value-based payment incentives by including a provision in a year-end spending and COVID-relief bill.
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to support individuals’ engagement in their care, remove barriers to coordinated care, and reduce regulatory burdens on the health care industry.
The American Medical Association announced that the Current Procedural Terminology code set is being updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include immunization and administration codes that are unique to the COVID-19 vaccine under development by AstraZeneca and University of Oxford.