The lawsuit by the AGs—including officials from New York, California, and the District of Columbia—argue that the FCC’s decision is “arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion.”
“Last year, more than 5.3 million North Carolinians were estimated to have been affected by a data breach,” said North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein in a press release.
Healthcare providers are required by law to offer appropriate auxiliary aids to hearing-impaired patients. What might be the consequences for failing to do so?
New proposed legislation would loosen the more stringent “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program requirements that kick in as time goes on, allowing Medicare physicians to more easily participate in the program without facing financial penalties.
Speculation and uncertainty about the future of healthcare continues to grow among stakeholders, but some healthcare trends relevant to HIM stand to continue growth regardless of potential legislative upheaval.