Monthly Archives: October 2015

Information Blocking: Possible Fraud Concern?

National Health IT Week was a busy time with regard to government announcements. First, the final rule for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and Modifications was released and second, on the same day, the Office of the Inspector General (the “OIG”) … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-kickback Statute, EHR, EMR | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Compliance With HIPAA Privacy Rule Spotty

The Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) of the Department of Health and Human Services recently released the review results from its assessment of the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) oversight of the HIPAA Compliance Rule. ┬áNot too surprisingly, the … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, HIPAA, HITECH, Regulations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment