The End of the PHE: Medicaid, The Omnibus Act & What Hasn’t Been Addressed

THE RECAP An announcement on Monday, January 30th, by the OMB (Office of Management and Budget), and the White House, stated that they plan to end the COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency on May 11th. The end of the emergency declarations would signal a new chapter in the Biden administration’s response to the…

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It is 2023, Now What?

  January 27, 2023 | By Stephanie Allard, CPC, CEMA, RHIT A large part of the last 6 months for auditors and educators has been spent in preparation for the new 2023 revisions to the 2021 E/M guidelines. For some of the patient settings, this is a large change. While many see the 2021 E/M…

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HIPAA Considerations When Business Associates and Data are International.

  December 9, 2022 | By Rachel Rose, JD, MBA Overview Although it is said that “business is global”, there are some nuances to this blanket statement to consider when creating, receiving, maintaining, or transmitting electronic protected health information or electronic health information (herein the blanket term “PHI” is used) internationally.[i] Before delving into items…

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