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Governor DeSantis Continues to Transform Florida’s Health Care System to Improve Health Outcomes

2019-11-20T09:47:16-05:00

Governor DeSantis Continues to Transform Florida’s Health Care System to Improve Health Outcomes     Contact: AHCA Communications Office (850) 412-3623 AHCACommunications@ahca.myflorida.com   Tallahassee, FLA. – Today, Governor DeSantis unveiled his recommended Bolder, Brighter, Better Future Budget that makes thoughtful and strategic investments to transform Florida’s health care delivery system. This budget prioritizes driving accountability [...]

Governor DeSantis Continues to Transform Florida’s Health Care System to Improve Health Outcomes2019-11-20T09:47:16-05:00

Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Medicare Fee-For-Service Improper Payment Rate is Lowest Since 2010 while data points to concerns with Medicaid eligibility

2019-11-19T13:47:47-05:00

Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Medicare Fee-For-Service Improper Payment Rate is Lowest Since 2010 while data points to concerns with Medicaid eligibility Estimated improper payments for Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) declines more than $7 billion from FY 2017-2019 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that the Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) improper payment rate has [...]

Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Medicare Fee-For-Service Improper Payment Rate is Lowest Since 2010 while data points to concerns with Medicaid eligibility2019-11-19T13:47:47-05:00

51% of Healthcare Providers Still Not Fully Complying with HIPAA Right of Access

2019-11-15T12:34:48-05:00

51% of Healthcare Providers Still Not Fully Complying with HIPAA Right of Access The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights is cracking down on noncompliance with the HIPAA Right of Access and for good reason. A recent report from Ciitizen has revealed more than half of healthcare providers (51%) are not [...]

51% of Healthcare Providers Still Not Fully Complying with HIPAA Right of Access2019-11-15T12:34:48-05:00

OCR Imposes a $1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty against Texas Health and Human Services Commission for HIPAA Violations

2019-11-08T09:35:46-05:00

OCR Imposes a $1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty against Texas Health and Human Services Commission for HIPAA Violations The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has imposed a $1,600,000 civil money penalty against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (TX HHSC), for violations of the [...]

OCR Imposes a $1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty against Texas Health and Human Services Commission for HIPAA Violations2019-11-08T09:35:46-05:00

Failure to Encrypt Mobile Devices Leads to $3 Million HIPAA Settlement

2019-11-06T11:59:13-05:00

Failure to Encrypt Mobile Devices Leads to $3 Million HIPAA Settlement The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has agreed to pay $3 million to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and take substantial corrective action to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability [...]

Failure to Encrypt Mobile Devices Leads to $3 Million HIPAA Settlement2019-11-06T11:59:13-05:00

OCR Imposes a $2.15 Million Civil Money Penalty against Jackson Health System for HIPAA Violations

2019-11-05T16:29:30-05:00

OCR Imposes a $2.15 Million Civil Money Penalty against Jackson Health System for HIPAA Violations. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has imposed a civil money penalty of $2,154,000 against Jackson Health System (JHS) for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of [...]

OCR Imposes a $2.15 Million Civil Money Penalty against Jackson Health System for HIPAA Violations2019-11-05T16:29:30-05:00

HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Steps to Fulfill President Trump’s Medicare Executive Order

2019-11-05T16:34:59-05:00

HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Steps to Fulfill President Trump’s Medicare Executive Order Today, as part of delivering on President Trump’s Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized policy changes under the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment [...]

HHS Secretary Azar Statement on Steps to Fulfill President Trump’s Medicare Executive Order2019-11-05T16:34:59-05:00

HHS Issues Proposed Rule to Align Grants Regulation with New Legislation, Nondiscrimination Laws, and Supreme Court Decisions

2019-11-05T16:48:25-05:00

HHS Issues Proposed Rule to Align Grants Regulation with New Legislation, Nondiscrimination Laws, and Supreme Court Decisions Action follows same-day issuance of a Notice of Nonenforcement of certain regulatory provisions Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice of Nonenforcement to inform the public that certain regulatory provisions in The Uniform [...]

HHS Issues Proposed Rule to Align Grants Regulation with New Legislation, Nondiscrimination Laws, and Supreme Court Decisions2019-11-05T16:48:25-05:00

Florida and Georgia Health Care Fraud Law Enforcement Action Results in Charges against 67 Individuals

2019-12-06T12:57:16-05:00

Florida and Georgia Health Care Fraud Law Enforcement Action Results in Charges against 67 Individuals The Justice Department announced today a significant health care fraud enforcement operation across Florida and Georgia, involving charges against a total of 67 individuals across four federal districts for their alleged involvement in various schemes to defraud Medicare and Medicaid.  [...]

Florida and Georgia Health Care Fraud Law Enforcement Action Results in Charges against 67 Individuals2019-12-06T12:57:16-05:00