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Health Care Law: Information Reporting for Self-Insured Employers

Under the Health Care Law, anyone who provides health care coverage to individuals has to report some information to the IRS and to those individuals covered by the plans. 186 more words

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Ohio Following National Trend in Clarifying Permissible Telemedicine Activities

On April 15, 2016, the State Medical Board of Ohio (Ohio Board) released proposed rules outlining the requirements for practitioners to prescribe or cause a prescription drug to be provided to a person who is at a location remote from the practitioner and for whom the practitioner has never conducted a physical examination. 447 more words

How Obamacare Just Made Filing Your Taxes Worse

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By  Nathan Nascimento

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Nathan Nascimento is a senior policy advisor at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce.

Millions of Americans may be penalized for not purchasing health insurance… 973 more words

Health Care Companies Agree to “Core Commitments” to Improve Access to EHR

Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that a number of large health care companies and providers had “agreed to implement three core commitments” to improve access to electronic health records (EHR).  229 more words

Department of Justice Launches Targeted Elder Justice Task Forces

On March 30, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the formal launch of 10 regional Elder Justice Task Forces designed to identify nursing homes and other long-term care (“LTC”) facilities that provide “grossly substandard care” to residents. 218 more words

OCR Kicks Off HIPAA Audits After Issuing Two Major Settlements

On Monday, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) launched phase two of its much-anticipated audit program for covered entities and business associates. The announcement comes in the wake of OCR’s issuance of two major settlements—totaling more than $5 million—which highlighted the critical importance of managing the security basics, such as the business associate agreement (BAA) and the organization-wide risk analysis. 1,868 more words