Tagged with HIPAA

HHS to Cap HIPAA Fines Based on ‘Culpability’

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published it’s Notice of Enforcement Discretion Regarding HIPAA Civil Monetary Penalties, updating the maximum amount it will penalize providers, health plans and business associates for HIPAA violations.

New Jersey Medicaid Issues Telehealth Coverage and Reimbursement Guidance

October 2018 ~ The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) issued a newsletter to NJ FamilyCare (NJFC) providers to clarify the requirements for the provision and billing of NJFC services via telehealth and telemedicine. The guidance comes as a follow-up to the New Jersey Telemedicine and Telehealth…

CMS Issues Clarification around Texting Patient Orders

CMS, on December 28th, issued a Survey and Certification Memorandum (S&C Memo) to state survey agencies to clarify and reinforce its position that it prohibits physicians and health care providers from texting orders.