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OCR's acting deputy director of health information privacy Iliana Peters has left the agency, joining the healthcare team at D.C. law firm Polsinelli.
A two-year Senate funding bill would expand telehealth for Medicare Advantage members and give CMS more control over MU requirements moving forward.
AMIA and CHIME called for more clarity regarding machine learning software, while CDS Coalition said the FDA's guidance would lead to patient harm.
A Florida District Court judge dismissed a lawsuit against Epic alleging the software vendor's billing system overbilled Medicare and Medicaid.
CHIME is calling on the FCC to increase annual funding for the Rural Health Care Program to $800 annually to expand access to telehealth.
The House is scheduled to vote on a short-term funding bill on Tuesday that includes several provisions to expand telehealth reimbursement.
The House plans to vote on a new short-term spending bill that would fund community health centers for two years.
Backed by an increase in clinical studies and a new approach by the FDA, so-called digiceuticals could soon be prescribed alongside traditional drugs.
Even though large technology companies have tried and failed to improve access to medical records, Apple's timing couldn't be better.
The number of patient records affected by data breaches in 2017 dropped 80%, but analysts say hackers may be gearing up for a resurgence.