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FDA Issues Guidance for Drug & Device Companies’ Social Media Interactions

In June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two draft guidance documents for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries related to social media. The guidance is part of an asserted effort by the FDA to provide more clarity regarding how drug and device manufacturers may appropriately communicate through Internet platforms. 430 more words

Health Care Law

52,700 Texans stand to lose health insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law. 672 more words


Are You Ready for Round Two?

In February 2014, the Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced its plans to send pre-audit surveys to between 550 and 800 entities during the summer in preparation for Phase 2 HIPAA compliance audits. 339 more words

Health Care Law

DOJ Intervenes In Case Involving ACA’s 60-Day Overpayment Rule

Recently, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) intervened in a qui tam whistleblower suit in the US District Court for the Southern District of new York, which involves Continuum Health Partners and several Mount Sinai-related hospitals. 671 more words

Health Care Law

Difficult Situation Know-How: What To Do If an Employee Seems Suicidal

As people in the world, we face difficult situations all the time.  If someone seems sad or depressed, we may want to help but not know how.   546 more words

Labor & Employment

You're Invited To Attend a Complimentary Webinar, "Medicaid: Getting Paid & Keeping It!"

Are you a health care provider familiar with the challenges of getting paid for services rendered? Is Medicaid making it more complicated? Join the McBrayer health care group… 144 more words

Health Care Law

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to Begin Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will soon begin a second phase of audits (Phase 2 Audits) of compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy, security and breach notification standards (HIPAA Standards) as required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. 1,204 more words

Administrative & Regulatory