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No Deadline for States to Decide on Medicaid Expansion

CMS announced on July 13 that it has not imposed a deadline on states to determine whether to expand their Medicaid programs. The Supreme Court recently ruled that states are not required to participate in the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of the Medicaid program, which expands eligibility to people with incomes up to 133 percent…


OCR Reveals HIPAA Audit Protocol

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has made public its long-awaited HIPAA audit protocol, posting it on its website June 26. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, which amended the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in 2009, required OCR to conduct a pilot audit…



Medicare has started the 3 year effort to re-validate ALL Medicare providers! You will be receiving a notification letter. You (the provider) only have 60 days to complete and submit the proper forms that must be completed.