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Health IT Law & Industry Report

Health IT Law & Industry Report™ brings you news and analysis of regulatory, legal, and compliance issues surrounding the nation’s move to interoperable electronic health records.

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  • Certification
  • Data breaches
  • E-prescribing
  • Electronic health records
  • Enforcement
  • Federal advisory committees
  • Fraud and abuse
  • Grants
  • Industry trends
  • Information exchange
  •  Interoperability
  • Meaningful Use
  • Mobile app regulation
  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health
  • Information Technology (ONC)
  • Personal health records
  • Privacy
  • Standards
  • State regulations
  • Telemedicine

 

Key Laws and Regulations
  • Affordable Care Act
  • HIPAA
  • HITECH Act

 


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ONC Report Confirms Information Blocking; Says Practice Hinders Reform Efforts
April 10
Proposed Rule Shortens Reporting Period For Hospitals for Meaningful Use Requirements
April 10
Sharing Health Data Is Beneficial, Despite Privacy Risks, Report Finds
April 10
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
April 10
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April 10
Health Execs Launch Initiative to Make Data Transferable to Other Devices, Systems
April 9
Survey Results Cast Doubt on Smooth ICD-10 Transition, Industry Group Says
April 9
Electronic Drug Alert Program Improves Patient Safety in ACOs, Study Finds
April 9
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April 9
FTC Sees Need for ONC's Interoperability Roadmap to Address Health-Care Competition
April 8
HHS Advisory Committee Cites Conflict With Access to Test Results
April 8
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April 8
Report Lists EHR Data Integrity Among Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2015
April 7
Participation in Medicaid MU Program Higher Than Expected, but Attestation Rates Low
April 7
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April 7
Cerner, Epic Participating in Test EHR Program
April 6
Hospital's Audit Trails Discoverable, Not Protected by HIPAA, Court Says
April 6
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April 6
HIMSS Expresses Support For ONC Interoperability Roadmap
April 3
CMS Issues Proposed EHR Stage 3 Rule
April 3
Horizon Members Can't Sue Insurer for Injury Allegedly Caused by Data Breach, Court Says
April 3
Senators Question HHS On Acting CMS Head, UnitedHealth
April 3
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
April 3
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April 3
ONC Announces New IT Tools for States Participating in CMS Innovation Program
April 2
FTC's Consumer Protection Bureau Creates Technology Research Office
April 2
Virginia Governor Signs Drug Authorization, Telemedicine Bills
April 2
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April 2
Consumer Rights Advocates Offer Praise for ONC's Interoperability Roadmap
April 1
HHS Chief Technology Officer To Step Down From Post by May
April 1
New York Budget Legislation Includes $45 Million for Health Information Network
April 1
Colorado Governor Signs Bill Requiring Plans to Provide Telehealth When Appropriate
April 1
REGULATORY CALENDAR
April 1
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April 1
FDA, FCC Mulling Wireless ‘Test Beds' To Improve Safety for Connected Devices
March 31
Safety Culture Can Protect Organizations From IT Mishaps, Joint Commission Says
March 31
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March 31
Behavioral Health Providers Face Cost, Privacy Issues in Adopting EHR Systems
March 30
Apple Watch Leads Health Technology Boom That Has FDA Attention
March 30
SACHRP Calls for Big Data Guidance, New Regulatory Exemption for Studies
March 30
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March 30
Health-Care Executives Say Meaningful Use Stage 3 Rules Not as Flexible as Advertised
March 27
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 27
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
March 27
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March 27
Changes at Epic Systems to Spur Changes Throughout Health IT Industry
March 26
Medical Device Interoperability Could Harm Hospital Security, Researcher Says
March 26
From Pills That Snitch to Xbox Sensors, Novartis Goes High-Tech
March 26
House Panel Advances Measure to Require Data Breach Notification, Preempt State Laws
March 26
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March 26
Colorado Governor Signs Bill Requiring Plans to Provide Telehealth When Appropriate
April 1
Apple Watch Leads Health Technology Boom That Has FDA Attention
March 30
OMB Reviewing Meaningful Use Program Modifications Proposed Rule
March 25
Anthem Data Breach Focuses Attention on Role Benefit Plan Fiduciaries Play in Managing and Controlling Plan Records
March 25
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March 25
ONC's Proposed EHR Rule Suggests New Oversight Powers for Certification Bodies
March 24
Washington, Alaska Insurance Regulators Lead Probe of Premera Blue Cross Hack
March 24
REGULATORY CALENDAR
March 24
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March 24
Stage 3 Proposed Rules Fail to Fix Program's Biggest Issue, Industry Says
March 23
Preparing for the Launch of OCR's HIPAA Privacy and Security Audits
March 23
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March 23
HHS Releases Proposed EHR Rules, Promises New Flexibility for Providers
March 20
Annual Health-Care Transaction Index Shows Slight Growth in Electronic Claims Adoption
March 20
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
March 20
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March 20
Proposed SGR Repeal Bill Would Tie Meaningful Use to Federal Quality Programs
March 19
CHIME to Open $1M Patient ID Challenge
March 19
Study Says Doctors Apprehensive About Impact of New Pay Models on Patient Care
March 19
Epic, CommonWell Members Trade Jabs After Senate Hearing
March 18
Senators Demand Anthem Hasten Notifications on Data Breach
March 18
Roughly 1,100 Large Data Breaches Since September 2009, HHS Official Says
March 18
Washington Poised to Join States With Mandatory All-Payer Claims Database
March 18
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March 18
Senate HELP Committee Mulling ‘Reboot' of Meaningful Use Program
March 17
Premera Blue Cross Says Data On 11 Million Exposed by Hackers
March 17
REGULATORY CALENDAR
March 17
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March 17
Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Delaying New York's E-Prescription Requirement
March 16
Pittsburgh Health-Care Groups to Create Big Data Hub to Share Clinical Information
March 16
Tech Companies Urge New York Lawmakers to Fund Health Network
March 16
State Becomes First to Sign Compact To Increase Portability of Physician Licenses
March 16
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March 16
Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill to Extend Meaningful Use to Physician Assistants
March 13
Health Information Exchange Rates Growing, But Benefits Still Unclear, AHRQ Study Finds
March 13
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
March 13
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March 13
Researchers Say Feds Should Help Improve Medical Device Interoperability
March 12
Apple ResearchKit Sees Thousands Sign Up Amid Bias Criticism
March 12
FDA's Budget Request Will Help Ensure Medical Product Safety, Commissioner Says
March 12
HealthCare.gov CEO Tells Insurers To Submit Risk Adjustment Data
March 12
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March 12
Federal Health IT Advisors Mulling Big Data Privacy Recommendations
March 11
Home-Health Provider Says Patient Info May Be at Risk Due to 142 Missing Laptops
March 11
Eleven Charged in Identity Theft, Fraud Conspiracy Involving Michigan Blues
March 11
Illinois Attorney General Pushes For Upgrades to Breach Notice Law
March 11
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 11
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March 11
Meaningful Use Sees Only Slight Uptick in Provider Attestations in February
March 10
Insurance Commissioners Detail Cybersecurity Work Plan for 2015
March 10
Texas Nurse Infected With Ebola Files Invasion of Privacy Complaint
March 10
FCC, FDA Announce Joint March 31 Event
March 10
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March 10
Draft Interoperability Bill Would Replace ONC's Federal Advisory Groups
March 9
Identity Thefts From Health-Care Groups on the Rise, Security Pros Say
March 9
Apple's Health Research Kit Makes iPhone Users Test Subjects
March 9
Montana Updates Breach Statute To Add Health Data, Extra Notices
March 9
ACO Group Calls for Device Identifier Usage in Insurance Claim Forms
March 9
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March 9
ONC Proposes Public-Private Collaboration To Oversee Health Information Exchange
March 9
Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Expand Meaningful Use to Hospitals in Puerto Rico
March 6
Comment Period Extended for Proposal On Electronic Drug Prescribing Information
March 6
FTC Would Regulate Data Broker Practices Under Senate Proposal
March 6
FTC Among Critics of White House ‘Privacy Bill of Rights' for Consumers
March 6
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
March 6
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March 6
Senators Say ONC Needs Goals, Deadlines for Improved EHR Interoperability
March 5
FDA Launches First Mobile App Containing Drug Shortage Information
March 5
Federal Court Revives Data Breach Suit Against Medical Monitoring Company
March 5
ONC Proposes Public-Private Collaboration To Oversee Health Information Exchange
March 5
CMS to Gather Data From Exchange Agents, Brokers
March 5
CORRECTION
March 5
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March 5
Brookings Researchers, Former ONC Head Call for Changes to Meaningful Use Program
March 4
Physician Groups Urge CMS to Develop Contingencies for Potential ICD-10 Failures
March 4
GAO Finds Continuing Problems Even After HHS Improves HealthCare.gov
March 4
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 4
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March 4
Wyoming Legislature Clears Bill Expanding Breach Notice, ID Theft Laws to Health Data
March 3
Burwell Calls on Hospitals To Help Educate Newly Insured
March 3
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March 3
Health IT Industry Groups Call for Federal Effort to Solve Patient ID Matching Issues
March 2
State Medicaid Agencies Should Measure, Report Payment Integrity Progress, GAO Says
March 2
NAIC Announces Seven States Leading Examination of Anthem Cyberattack
March 2
Massive Data Breaches Fuel Pressure To Fortify Security Practices, Attorney Says
March 2
Companies to Weigh In On White House Cybersecurity Proposal
March 2
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 2
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March 2
New York Legislature Approves Delay in E-Prescription Requirement
February 27
Patient Privacy in the Digital Age and Disclosure on Social Media
February 27
Health-Care Firms: Educating Customers a Challenge
February 27
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
February 27
Attorney Predicts Fewer Developers Will Face Oversight Under FDA Guidance
February 26
Ways and Means Committee Advances Bills On Medicare Program Integrity, DME, EHRs
February 26
Hospitals Test ‘Hub-and-Spoke’ Model As Way to Stabilize Rural Health System
February 26
Federal Court Following Kansas Law OKs Ex Parte Interviews With Plaintiff's Doctors
February 26
CMS Develops New Research Request Forms
February 26
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February 26
CMS Extends Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline, Citing Concerns From Providers
February 25
CMS Clarifies Use of ICD-9 Codes for Some Claims Submitted After Conversion Deadline
February 25
Anthem Hack May Have Involved Millions Who Aren't Customers
February 25
House Panel to Mark Up Bill That Would Exempt ASC Services From MU Requirements
February 25
AHRQ Studies Raise Questions About Docs' Readiness for Next Stage of Meaningful Use
February 25
House Panel to Mark Up Bill That Would Exempt ASC Services from MU Requirements
February 25
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February 25
FBI Says It Is Close to Discovering Hackers in Anthem Health-Care Data Theft
February 24
Melanoma App Marketers Settle FTC Complaints, Spur Oversight Concerns
February 24
AMA: Policies to Promote Interoperability Critical to Success of 21st Century Cures
February 24
Medical ID Theft Increases As More U.S. Health Data Go Digital
February 24
HHS Focusing on Improving ‘Back End' of HealthCare.gov
February 24
FDA's Patel Says Agency Committed To Supporting Digital Health Innovation
February 24
REGULATORY CALENDAR
February 24
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February 24
ONC's Interoperability Plans Put Too Much Onus on Patients, Consumer Advocates Say
February 23
Patrick Conway to Become Acting Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS
February 23
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February 23
Managing Business Associates a Challenge For HIPAA-Covered Entities, Attorney Says
February 20
Expanding Medical Research Opportunities: Proposed 21st Century Cures Act Offers Increased Access to Health Information
February 20
Anthem Should Return Part of Premiums Due to Customer Data Breach, Lawsuit Says
February 20
FDA, HIPAA Regs Would Trump Common Rule Under 21st Century Cures Draft Proposals
February 20
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
February 20
Surescripts Opens Campaign to Encourage More e-Prescribing of Controlled Substances
February 20
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February 20
Former Texas Hospital Employee Receives Prison Sentence in HIPAA Case
February 19
Hospital Emergency Departments Were Early Adopters of EHRs, CDC Study Says
February 19
IOM Editorial Calls for EHR Standards To Cover Social Determinants of Health Data
February 19
Thune: Policy Makers Should Treat Internet of Things With ‘Light Touch'
February 19
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February 19
Think Tank Report Critical of Federal HIT Efforts, Calls for Cuts to ONC Budget
February 18
New Mexico Moving on Breach Notice Bill; May Join Roster as 48th State With Law
February 18
Treasury Official Pushes Cybersecurity Priorities at Insurance Committee Meeting
February 18
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February 18
Patient Safety Group to Examine Concerns With EHR Copy-and-Paste Tools
February 17
CMS Seeking Input on Transforming Advanced Primary Care Payment System
February 17
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February 17
Rural Physicians Adopting EHR Systems At Higher Rate Than Urban Ones, Study Says
February 13
CMS Announces New Performance-Based Medicare Payment Model for Oncology Care
February 13
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
February 13
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February 13
Data Analysts Say Third-Party Tracking on HealthCare.gov Excessive
February 12
Mobile Health Tools are Essential For Precision Medicine, Verizon VP says
February 12
Risk of Future ID Theft Doesn't Confer Standing in Breach Suit Against Hospital
February 12
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February 12
Lawmakers Split Over Merits of ICD-10 Implementation, Impact on Health Industry
February 11
Attorneys General Call for Anthem Response; Company Agrees to Offer Protections
February 11
Meaningful Use Penalties Make It Harder For Doctors to Stay in Program, AMA Says
February 11
Health IT Groups Pushing for More Data Sharing Following Anthem Attack
February 11
REGULATORY CALENDAR
February 11
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February 11
CMS to Penalize Doctors $200M For Failing to Participate in Meaningful Use
February 10
Device Industry Group Seeks Policy Changes to Spur Innovation
February 10
New York Regulators Call on Insurers To Do More to Protect Against Cyberthreats
February 10
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February 10
High Hospital Participation in Meaningful Use Program Expected to Continue in 2015
February 9
Bloomberg BNA Q&A: Michael J. McCoy, Chief Health Information Officer, ONC
February 9
Anthem Attack Seen Bearing Signature of China-Backed Hackers
February 9
Anthem Sued by California Consumer Over Massive Customer Data Breach
February 9
Anthem Data Breach Attack Probed by New York, Other States
February 9
Anthem Breach Unlikely to Result In Federal Enforcement Action, Attorney Says
February 9
Anthem Hacked in ‘Sophisticated’ Attack On Customer Information; FBI to Investigate
February 9
FDA Issues New Guidance, Won't Regulate Low-Risk Device Data Systems
February 6
HIMSS Offers Congress Language For Improving Interoperability of Health IT
February 6
Medicare Has Made Progress on ICD-10 Transition, Readiness, GAO Report Says
February 6
President's FY 2016 Budget Calls for $32M Increase for ONC; $4M Increase for OCR
February 2
Interoperability Roadmap Starts With Standards Advisory, DeSalvo Says
February 2
REGULATORY CALENDAR
February 2
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February 2
ONC's Release of Draft Plan Signals Shift Toward Data Exchange
January 30
White House Proposed Initiative Includes $215 Million for FY 2016, Rule Revisions
January 30
Republican Lawmakers Ask Burwell To Explain HealthCare.gov Data Sharing
January 30
Court Clarifies Extent of Expert Testimony Allowed to Determine if Nurse Violated HIPAA
January 30
Connecticut Exchange Establishes Subsidiary To Help Other States Develop Marketplaces
January 30
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
January 30
Data Protection Standards for Genomics Lacking, Privacy Conference Speakers Say
January 30
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January 30
Major Changes Expected for EHR Incentive Program Reporting Requirements in 2015
January 29
Doctor Watson Will See You Now, If IBM Wins Fight With Congress
January 29
OMB Reviewing Final HIPAA Rule on Sharing Mental Health Data for Background Checks
January 29
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January 29
Standards Group Approved to Certify Apps For e-Prescribing of Controlled Substances
January 28
Growth of Non-HIPAA Regulated Health Data May Spark Major Changes, Attorney Says
January 28
FTC Backs Self-Regulation For ‘Internet of Things' Market
January 28
FDA Allows Marketing of Apps That Share Diabetics' Glucose Data With Caregivers
January 28
ONC Names Hospital Exec Chief Medical Officer
January 28
NIST Proposes to Withdraw Six Information Security Standards
January 28
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January 28
AHA Asks House Lawmakers To Expand Proposed Telehealth Bill
January 27
House Panel Releases Draft Language on 21st Century Cures
January 27
ONC Updates Certification Testing Tools, Protocols
January 27
Federal Health IT Advisors to Host Hearing on Future of S&I Framework
January 27
REGULATORY CALENDAR
January 27
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January 27
SOFTWARE Act Would Exempt EHRs, Other Health IT From FDA Regulation
January 26
HHS Announces Plans to Tie Medicare Payments to Quality
January 26
Eight State Legislatures Debate Adoption Of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
January 26
Doctors Urge Health Commissioner To Delay E-Prescribing Requirements
January 23
Panel: More Care Expected to Take Place in Homes, but Policy Changes Needed
January 23
Disclosure of HIV Diagnosis to Health Agency Didn't Violate Patient's Confidentiality Right
January 23
STATE REGULATIONS—Updated
January 23
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January 23
Physician Groups Call for Big Changes To EHR Certification to Address Safety
January 22
FTC Settlement Against Gamemaker Raises Concerns for Mobile Health App Developers
January 22
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January 22
ONC Hires First Chief Health Information Officer to Head Clinical Standards Effort
January 21
FDA's Draft ‘Wellness' Guidance Potentially Expands the Universe of Unregulated Products
January 21
Groups Urge HHS to Include Device Identifier Requirements in Next Phase of EHR Program
January 21
Oncology Group Launches Electronic Database for Sharing Cancer Treatment Data
January 21
Health IT Doesn't Significantly Improve Physician Care Coordination, Study Says
January 21
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January 21
CMS Failed to Ensure HealthCare.gov Contracts Were Awarded Properly, OIG Says
January 20
Apple Steps Up Lobbying in Washington Amid Push Into Health Apps
January 20
Court Affirms Dismissal of LabMD Complaint Challenging FTC's Data Security Investigation
January 20
Indiana Court Refuses to Alter Judgment Against Walgreen in Privacy Breach Case
January 20