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NYSAG Asks Health Insurers to Review Opioid Prescription Policies
The New York State Attorney General (NYSAG) has sent a letter to health insurance companies asking t.
AHRQ Issues Update on Complex Health Interventions
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued an update on its initiatives relati.
HHS OIG Issues Monthly Update of Enforcement Work Plan
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Health and Human S.

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Apr
26
2016
Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership with New Jersey to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Governor Cuomo has announced that New York and New Jersey have entered into a partnership to share d... Read More

Apr
26
2016
NYSAG Issues Opinion Approving Online Voter Registration

The New York State Attorney General (NYSAG) has issued a legal opinion stating that current New York... Read More

Apr
25
2016
NQMC Approves Two Dental Quality Measures

The National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) has approved two dental quality measures: 1) from... Read More

Apr
22
2016
NYSDOH Issues Recent Summit Report on Opioid Abuse and Prevention Efforts

The New York State Department of Health has issued a press release summarizing its recent April 6 su... Read More

Apr
22
2016
USDOL Issues Updated Information on Online Employer Recruiting Tools for Disabled Job Applicants

The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) has issued its latest newsletter highlighting making o... Read More

Apr
21
2016
OCR Takes Action Against New York Presbyterian Hospital for HIPAA Media Violations

The United States Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that it has reached a $2.2 millio... Read More

Apr
21
2016
CDC Issues Public Health Law News Update

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued its latest update on public health l... Read More

Apr
21
2016
CMS Issues Latest Medicare Regulatory Update

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its latest update on its regulatory ... Read More

Apr
21
2016
NYSDOH Issues Revised Medicaid DSRIP Mid-Point Assessment Materials

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has announced that the Independent Assessor ha... Read More

Apr
20
2016
OCR Issues Settlement Agreement Over HIPAA Business Associate Violations

The United States Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has taken action against a private orthopedic practi... Read More

Apr
20
2016
HHS Announces National Minority Health Month

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued information on Natio... Read More

Apr
20
2016
USDOL Issues Updated PPACA FAQs

The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) has issued its latest set of Frequently Asked Question... Read More

Apr
20
2016
NYSDOH Launches Study to Improve Health Care Services in Brooklyn

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has announced that Northwell Health will conduct a ... Read More

Apr
20
2016
AHRQ Issues Innovations Update on Treating African-Americans

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued its monthly update on innovations i... Read More

Apr
20
2016
AHRQ Updates Patient Safety Information and Resources

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued its weekly update on patient safety... Read More

Apr
20
2016
FBI Issues Cybersecurity Alert on Ransomware

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a cybersecurity warning about ransomware.&... Read More

Apr
20
2016
Medscape Issues 2016 Physician Debt and Net Worth Report

Medscape has issued its 2016 report on physician debt and net worth.  It is always interesting ... Read More

Apr
19
2016
AHRQ Issues Regulatory Activities Update

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued its weekly update on its major regu... Read More

Apr
19
2016
FDA Launches Media Campaign on Health Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a public media campaign to educate... Read More

Apr
19
2016
AHRQ Issues Information on Primary Health Care Initiatives

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued information on its continuing focus... Read More