Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Legal and Regulatory Compliance

HFMA June 16, 2022

HHS should ensure 340B hospitals remain eligible despite changes in payer mix, AHA says

Hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program could lose access due to payer mix changes stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic unless HHS issues a waiver.

Nick Hut April 1, 2021

Providers should prepare for a possible expansion of Medicare site-neutral policies

HFMA’s Chad Mulvany says if the CY2021 OPPS rule is finalized as proposed without significant modifications to CMS's MS-DRG weight-setting process, it heightens the need for hospitals to expand outpatient/ASC capacity and continue aggressive cost management.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA October 22, 2020

And the small print taketh away: Providers need to stay updated on HHS changes to the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund terms and conditions

HFMA's Chad Mulvany reviews some of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Service's changes to the terms and conditions related to the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA May 1, 2020

5 ways to drive patient privacy law compliance from within your organization

While it makes sense to protect patients’ health-specific data, social security numbers and home addresses from external threats, the most significant threats to patient privacy laws are on the inside.

Isaac Kohen December 31, 2019

Addressing unclaimed property challenges

Healthcare providers increasingly are being audited for unclaimed property.

Kendall Houghton June 11, 2019

6 Steps to Effective Document Retention and Destruction

Implementing a document retention/destruction process avoids unnecessary storage fees and potential legal issues.

Stephen Carrabba May 15, 2019

Ask the Experts: HIPAA compliance

What are the HIPAA implications of accessing existing subscriber information in our records for patients who don’t have their insurance information?

HFMA May 14, 2019

$25 million in penalties demonstrates OCR focus on data security

OCR announced 10 important enforcement actions in 2018.

J. Stuart Showalter, JD, MFS May 14, 2019


HFMA May 1, 2019
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