Tag Archives: Regulatory Compliance

HIPAA: Healthcare’s Favorite Scapegoat

Stop if you’ve heard either of these or some other variation before: I can’t tell you anything about that patient because of HIPAA or I can’t give you a copy of your medical records because of HIPAA or HIPAA doesn’t … Continue reading

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Has the Stark Law Outlived Its Usefulness?

With healthcare gradually¬†(or rapidly) moving from a fee for service (“FFS”) world to a value-based care world, questions about the laws and regulations governing relationships within healthcare are increasing. The predominant current regulatory framework, exemplified by the Stark Law and … Continue reading

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Mobile Health Apps: Much to Consider

Mobile apps are a topic of frequent discussion in the healthcare field these days. Questions include what regulatory requirements apply, are the apps trustworthy, is information kept safe and secure, and others. The question of what regulations apply in particular … Continue reading

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