Are You Ready for New HIPAA Audits?

October 20, 2014 - America’s patient privacy law, the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, has been anything but static. Regulators have pushed to keep it current and to draft forward-looking rules. This fall is no different.

Cigna Launches Engagement Platform for 14 Million Consumers

October 16, 2014 - Cigna says it will offer those covered by employer health plans a new technology "ecosystem" platform that combines online, mobile, social media, gamification, and web-based incentives to help customers and their families get the most out of the benefits.

AHRQ: Top 1% of Patients Account for 22% of Costs

Access to Care Not Enough for Those with Low Education Levels

New Privacy Officer at ONC

Innovation Needed To Meet Primary Care Demand

Coal Mining Firm Tackles Healthcare Spending with Telehealth, NPs

Feds to Address Medical Device Cybersecurity

CMS Gives New Opportunity to Request MU Hardship Exceptions

FQHCs Offer More Care to Uninsured, Medicaid Patients

Feature Articles

A New Path For Health Care

May 1, 2011 - Nothing is easy in health care communications, but a federal initiative could spur a makeover in data exchange.

My Two Cents

The Medical-Loss Ratio Conundrum

April 20, 2011 - Since I wrote my last blog regarding the confusion that I have with the whole medical-loss ratio mandate, I have been inundated with e-mails and phone calls.

Case Study

Getting Ready for Accountable Care Organizations

April 1, 2011 - Providers are gearing up for new ways to deliver and pay for care while still waiting for details.

Special Report

Overcoming ICD-10 Hurdles

May 1, 2011 - Providers and payers are getting serious about ICD-10, and experienced hands offer some practical advice for taking on the new code set.

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