BALTIMORE—The FBI is warning individuals employed in the healthcare industry of ongoing widespread fraud schemes in which scammers impersonate law enforcement or government officials in attempts to extort money or steal
The Maryland Department of Health announced on 6/14/2022 that it is expanding the Maryland Primary Care Program during the open application period. Care Transformation Organizations (CTOs) and primary care practices can
HHS, though the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) , is issuing guidance on how covered entities can use remote communication technologies to provide audio-only telehealth services in a manner that is acceptable to HIPAA.
The CDC has now listed the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing open for public comment in the Federal Register through April 11, 2022. Please review this information on what this potential change...
The 405(d) Program and Task Group is a collaborative effort between industry and the federal government, which aims to raise awareness, provide vetted cybersecurity practices, and move organizations towards consistency
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is currently tracking an unknown malicious cyber actor who is spoofing the Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 loan relief webpage via phishing
In this course, Maryland attorney John T. Sly of the law firm Waranch & Brown, L.L.C., will assist you in navigating recent executive orders from Maryland and Virginia, infection control parameters from OSHA, CDC
The Maryland Medical Group Management Association (MDMGMA) is hosting a webinar, Town Hall: Roadmap for Resuming Business Operations, Wednesday, May 6 at noon, developed in collaboration with leadership from Medicus
President Trump is providing support to healthcare providers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 27, 2020, the President signed the bipartisan CARES Act that provides $100 billion in relief funds to hospitals and
The American Academy of Family Physicians gives guidance on how to take extra precautions both before they arrive and after they leave the workplace to limit risk of COVID-19 to family and other household
Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance on telehealth remote communications following its Notification of Enforcement Discretion during the
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for enforcing certain regulations issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
In light of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the OCR at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing this bulletin to ensure that HIPAA covered entities and their business associates are aware of the
The CDC has issued two advisories — one on how to evaluate flu-like symptoms in the face of concerns about vaping, and the other about how the CDC will count and report e-cigarette and vaping–associated lung injuries (EV
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for failure to comply with their requirements, under their premarket approval orders, to conduct post-approval
FDA informs patients, providers and manufacturers about potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities for connected medical devices and health care networks that use certain communication software
This pattern of data breaches is very concerning for dental practices, which are charged with protecting people’s most sensitive information. What can practices do to protect themselves against this growing p
The FDA is aware of three medical device reports in which a Medtronic implantable pacemaker or CRT-P battery had fully drained because of a crack in the device’s capacitor, without any warning to the patient or health c
As many as 750,000 heart devices made by Medtronic PLC contain a serious cybersecurity vulnerability that could let an attacker with sophisticated insider knowledge to harm a patient by altering programming on an
On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the...
The New England Journal of Medicine releases up to date medical news. This months includes Clinician errors with the new Zoster vaccine, renal denervation for hypertension and caring for females with eating...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new clinical recommendations for healthcare providers treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), often referred to as concussion. ...