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HIPAA Tip: Steps to Ward off Ransomware Attacks

December 13, 2022

Ransomware is a type of malware that blocks access to a system, device, or file until a ransom is paid. This is done by encrypting files on the endpoint, threatening…

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MIPS Reporters: Don’t Forget To Preview Your Performance Information

December 9, 2022

On November 21, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the preview period for quality performance information that will be publicly posted on clinician pages in Medicare Care Compare and in…

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Why It’s Time to Start Thinking About Cyber Liability Insurance

December 8, 2022

With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about cyber liability insurance again. Whether you’re renewing a current policy or purchasing your first cyber liability…

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HIPAA Tip: Technical Safeguards

December 6, 2022

The Security Rule defines technical safeguards in § 164.304 as “the technology and the policy and procedures for its use that protect electronic protected health information and control access to…

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E-Prescribing Requirement Update: What’s Changed in the Recent Rule

December 2, 2022

In the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) updated the Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) requirement and provided clarifications about several aspects of…

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MIPS Claims Reporters: No Automatic Group Score in 2022

November 24, 2022

In the 2022 Quality Payment Program (QPP) final rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made a change to a longstanding policy that has complicated MIPS scores for…

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2022 MIPS Hardship Application Deadline Approaching

November 22, 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the 2022 MIPS hardship applications. There are two applications available, the Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstance (EUC) hardship application and the…

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MIPS Cataract Cost Measure Simplified

November 18, 2022

2022 is the first performance year that CMS is going to count the MIPS Cataract Cost Measure. Due to COVID, Cost Scores haven’t been calculated since 2019. The MIPS Cost category…

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What’s Going On With Surprise Billing?

November 10, 2022

Even though Surprise Billing requirements have been in effect since 2021, we’re due for an update on where the requirements stand, and what kind of legal challenges the regulations are…

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