Virginia Board of Medicine
The Virginia Board of Medicine is promoting regulations on prescribing opioids for pain. These regulations will take effect March 15th.
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"The Great Opioid Epidemic"
A record 52,404 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2015, according to the latest CDC data. 80% of these deaths were due to the misuse of opioids.
(Washington Post Editorial)
A phishing email that is on mock HHS Departmental letterhead is being circulated and targeted at employees of HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates.
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The Office for Civil Rights has updated their “Guidance for 2016 HIPAA Desk Audits” and FAQ.
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