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Get Ready for HIPAA Questions on Your Recognized Security Practices

USA - August 30 2021 An amendment to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law on Jan. 5, 2021, directing U.S…

CMS Releases CY 2022 OPPS and ASC Proposed Rule

USA - August 10 2021 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its calendar year (CY) 2022 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System…

CMS Issues 2022 MPFS and QPP Proposed Rule

USA - July 28 2021 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 13, 2021, released the calendar year (CY) 2022 Medicare Part B Physician Fee…

HHS Issues Interim Final Rule Implementing Certain Provisions of the No Surprises Act

USA - July 6 2021 The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and Treasury, along with the Office of Personnel Management, on July 1…

House Bill 241 Establishes Parental Rights for Minors' Education, Healthcare, Criminal Justice

USA - June 24 2021 Florida House Bill 241, which has been presented to Gov. Ron DeSantis, creates the Parents' Bill of Rights in Chapter 1014, Florida Statutes, under…

Affordable Care Act Survives Latest Challenge in U.S. Supreme Court

USA - June 17 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court on June 17, 2021, ruled 7-2 that Republican states, led by Texas, lack standing to challenge the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In…

Failure to X-Ray implicates emergency medical treatment and Active labor act

USA - June 7 2021 The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act of 1986 (EMTALA) is designed to prevent patient "dumping." It applies to all individuals coming…

CMS Releases FY 2022 IPPS and LTCH Proposed Rule

USA - May 4 2021 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 27, 2021, released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Medicare Hospital Inpatient…

DOL Releases Guidance and Model Notices for New COBRA Premium Subsidy

USA - April 13 2021 A COBRA subsidy program was enacted in March 2021 under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), as described in Holland & Knight's previous alert…

FTC Settlement Supports Using Caution with the "HIPAA Compliance" Label

USA - February 18 2021 Companies in the healthcare space sometimes tout to prospective customers that they are "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)…