Special Meaningful Use Report / July 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services recently released a new set of proposed rules for modification of Meaningful Use. Absent significant alterations, by fall we should see many Meaningful Use Stage 2 and 3 changes that promise to significantly reduce the burden on providers struggling to meet MU requirements. Following is our summary of the 764-page document covering CMS’s changes to MU. Use this document as an overview and guide to which sections in the larger document you might want to review in greater detail.

The Essential Guide to the Omnibus HIPAA Rule

HIPAA privacy and security regulations have been around for almost 13 years. During the same period, new federal rules have evolved with provisions that paralleled, expanded on, or otherwise interacted with HIPAA.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights announced a final rule in January of 2013 that implements a number of provisions to strengthen the privacy and security protections for health information. This Special Report, written by D'Arcy Guerin Gue, author of The Guide to Medical Privacy & HIPAA from Thompson Publishing, covers the most important provisions. 

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