August 16, 2013
Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Affinity Health Plan, Inc. will settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules for...
June 04, 2013
Practicing medicine is no longer just about diagnosis and treatment. Today’s physicians must stay abreast of the latest in employment laws, the tax codes, not to mention the latest healthcare laws and the ICD coding system. Business schools are...
May 06, 2013
Based on a study recently released by the National Practitioner’s Databank, diagnostic errors lead the pack for medical liability payout causes. To learn more about the findings from this 25 year study, visit:...
May 01, 2013
HHS announces new guidance materials for HIPAA Privacy Rule. The new tools include printer friendly information sheets and fact sheets translated into numerous languages.
April 15, 2013
Georgia’s new law protects physicians who fail to follow administrative guidelines related to federal quality of care and payment reform measures, such as the Affordable Care Act. The legislation, expected to be signed by Gov Deal by the end of...