There should be information governance policies and procedures in place that address receipt, processing, and response to subpoenas whether or not these subpoenas call for disclosure of confidential information.
Healthcare providers in all patient care settings are faced with a variety of reimbursement methodologies and many are associated with a quality element.
A trade group representing family practice physicians is asking federal health officials to be mindful of the administrative burdens on family doctors and offered solutions to improving the current regulatory environment.
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a potentially precedent-setting case concerning a privacy breach that exposed the information of 1.1 million CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield subscribers in 2014.
Timothy Noonan replaces Iliana Peters as the acting deputy director for health information privacy for the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil rights on January 29.