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Jan 18, 2013 | Tom Sullivan
HHS issued modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules late Thursday. The four-part final rule is designed to…
Jan 18, 2013 | Kelsey Brimmer
In a recent report released by the Leapfrog Group and published in Health Affairs, researchers found that there…
Nov 29, 2012 | Diana Manos
A report released Nov. 29 by the Office of Inspector General calls for random audits of doctors and hospitals prior to payout through the…
Nov 20, 2012 | Kelsey Brimmer
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will need to place a lot of emphasis on implementing the Affordable Care…
Nov 19, 2012 | Anthony Brino
More than half of all Medicare claims denial appeals are overturned by administrative law judges according to a recent report by…
Nov 09, 2012 | Stephanie Bouchard
Litigation or threatened litigation in the senior care space is an ever-present facet of running a senior care business.…
Nov 09, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
Short-term, contract nurses could be the key to alleviating the projected nationwide nursing shortage, according to a study…
Oct 29, 2012 | Steff Deschenes
At the same time the government is encouraging healthcare providers, doctors and insurance companies to digitize healthcare information,…
Sep 28, 2012 | Stephanie Bouchard
A skilled nursing facility in California was found to have engaged in unfair labor practices and has been…
Sep 25, 2012 | Kelsey Brimmer
Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Inc., the parent company of Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Nashville,…

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