No Surprises Act

No Surprises Act

On January 1, 2022, the federal No Surprises Act went into effect, intended to reduce “surprise bills” being sent to patients for services rendered at hospitals and surgery centers, as well as physicians providing services at those facilities. These...
New Healthcare Policies for 2022

New Healthcare Policies for 2022

  The government issued guidance on December 21, 2021, on permitting healthcare providers to disclose protected health information (PHI) for the purpose of extreme risk protection orders and to prevent someone from accessing firearms in a mental health crisis....
What is information blocking?

What is information blocking?

  Information blocking is a practice by a health care provider, health information network, or health information exchange that they know, or should know, will likely interfere with, prevent or materially discourage access, exchange or use of electronic health...