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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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Feb
16
2016
IRS Issues More Resources to Combat Abusive Tax Shelters

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its efforts to combat abusive tax sh... Read More

Feb
16
2016
GAO Issues Report on Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation Expenses

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report finding that very few s... Read More

Feb
16
2016
OCR Issues HIPAA Clarification Allowing Patients to Authorize Use of Unsecure Methods for Transferring Information to Third Parties

Finally, some good regulatory news.  The United States Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued... Read More

Feb
16
2016
NCQA Seeks Comments on 2017 Proposed HEDIS Changes

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is seeking public comments on the latest propose... Read More

Feb
16
2016
CMS Offering Free Webinar on Medicare Part D Enrollment for Prescribers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a special free Webinar on how to enr... Read More

Feb
15
2016
CAHPS Issues Reports on Consumer Health Care Narrative Reporting

The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) researchers are leading the effo... Read More

Feb
12
2016
President Proposes $1.1 Billion in 2017 Federal Budget to Combat Opioid Abuse

President Obama's proposed 2017 federal budget includes $1.1 billion in funding to combat opioid abu... Read More

Feb
12
2016
CMS Issues Final Medicare Overpayment Identification Regulations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its final regulations on identifying... Read More

Feb
12
2016
NYSDOH Converts DSRIP Digital Discussion Platform to LinkedIn

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has announced that they are transitioning... Read More

Feb
12
2016
IRS Issues More Resources to Combat Falsifying Income to Claim Tax Credits

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its efforts to combat falsifying inc... Read More

Feb
12
2016
FDA Issues Updated Drug Safety Warnings

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted its monthly update on drug safety wa... Read More

Feb
11
2016
NYSDOH Determines Influenza Is Prevalent in NYS, Triggering Mandatory Precautions for Health Care Workers in Facilities

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has determined that influenza is now prevalent in N... Read More

Feb
11
2016
GAO Issues Report on VHA Health Care Claims Processing

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report analyzing the health ca... Read More

Feb
11
2016
IRS Issues More Resources to Combat Excessive Claims for Business Credits

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its efforts to combat excessive clai... Read More

Feb
11
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

Feb
11
2016
IRS Issues Updated Information on Reporting Health Insurance Coverage Under PPACA

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued the notice below about the health insura... Read More

Feb
10
2016
IRS Issues More Resources to Combat Falsely Padding Tax Deductions

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its efforts to combat falsely paddin... Read More

Feb
10
2016
HHS OIG Audits Find Problems with Medicaid Funding Allocations to States

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Health and Human Servic... Read More

Feb
10
2016
NYSDOL Issues Report on Raising Minimum Wage to $15

Governor Cuomo has announced the issuance of a report by the New York State Department of Labor (NYS... Read More

Feb
10
2016
GAO Issues Report on Medicaid Funding Methodology

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report finding that the method... Read More