The CMMI RFI focused on empowering beneficiaries as consumers, provide price transparency, increase choices and competition to drive quality, reduce costs, and improve outcomes.
In the event of a cyber-attack or similar emergency an entity:
On March 1, 2016, at the Health Information Management Systems Society conference, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell urged leading health information technology companies and national health systems to pledge to make electronic health records work better for residents and providers.
The pledge focused on three areas with the goal of making accurate and timely health information available to residents, families, and care team members:
The Center for Children's Digestive Health (CCDH) has paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $31,000 to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and agreed to implement a corrective action plan. CCDH is a small, for-profit health care provider with a pediatric subspecialty practice that operates its practice in seven clinic locations in Illinois.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced a HIPAA settlement based on the impermissible disclosure of unsecured electronic protected health information (ePHI). PA-based wireless health services provider, CardioNet, agreed to settle potential noncompliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules by paying $2.5 million and implementing a corrective action plan.
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