MACRA Changes Health Care Economics with a Focus on ChildrenMACRA Background: A final rule released on Oct. 14, 2016 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) details the final regulations for implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the historic Medicare reform law that repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula [...]
Expert Witness for Future Medical Costs : Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability – ACA
In our experience, one strategy is to work within the Superior Court or State Court level and then appeal to a higher court perhaps at the Federal level. Some courts have elected not to hear testimony regarding future care costs under the Affordable Care Act, only to find that it is the law of the land and now has an impact. There are also unintended consequences in product liability cases. Third party liability and subrogation may also be affected.
Peyton Manning Privacy May Have been Violated by Guyer Institute According HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and HITECH
Peyton Manning's privacy was violated by Guyer Institute IF the press is accurately presenting the facts about the patient and the HIPAA covered entity.
EMR Certification (also called EHR certification) of electronic medical records or electronic health records is required for any vendor to be listed in the ONC Certified HIT Product List. We provide assistance on the certification process.
Almost everyone who studies the problem agrees that longitudinal health records are beneficial, but as I look into how HHS is hoping to do this, there are gaps that aren't being addressed.
The HITECH Act provides incentives for Medicare and Medicaid providers to achieve Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records. Meaningful Use Assessment should include these phases and components: