State AGs, Senate Democrats, Other Groups Aiming for Net Neutrality Reversal

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.”

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Proposed State Legislation Would Broaden Data Breach Protections

“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.

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Ensuring Effective Communication with Patients for ADA Compliance
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Ensuring Effective Communication with Patients for ADA Compliance

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?

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Proposed Bill Would Reduce Penalties, Hardship Exemptions for Meaningful Use

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.

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Health IT Will Proliferate Despite Changes to Healthcare Reform Legislation

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.

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