Last week the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced that its latest broadband focused healthcare project—the CONNECT2HEALTHFCC Task Force—was preparing to hold its first meetings to seek “broad and meaningful input” from stakeholders.
Though the multi-billion dollar medical tourism industry is dominated by Asia, it is on the rise in the United States, with many wealthy international patients eyeing the U.S.’s innovative treatments in areas such as orthopedic and cosmetic surgery and cancer treatments.
A deluge of patent applications were filed at the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office on the day before central provisions of the new America Invents Act (AIA) went into effect on March 16, 2013.
As part of the Affordable Care Act, Congress outlined the process for providers to return Medicare and Medicaid overpayments.
On April 2, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to repeal the current EU Directive on clinical trials of medicinal products for human use and replace it with a new Regulation.
Many beneficiaries of Social Security Disability (SSDI) are reluctant to pursue working due to fear that any income received will jeopardize their benefits.
More than three years after publication of final regulations to implement Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions that strengthen provider and supplier enrollment screening provisions under federal health care programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected a Fingerprint-Based Background Check Contractor (FBBC) and intends to phase in fingerprint-based background checks beginning in 2014.
Because the healthcare community relies upon encryption to safeguard e-Protected Health Information (ePHI), vulnerability to the underlying security of any encryption code is potentially devastating.
October 17 is Fast Approaching – Has Your Non-profit Transitioned Under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act?
The Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act) is recent, federal legislation that governs federally incorporated non-profits and charities.