Blog Posts from Healthcare

Healthcare Alert: Texting of Patient Care Orders Banned by Joint Commission

Healthcare Alert: Texting of Patient Care Orders Banned by Joint Commission

Jan 16, 2017
The Joint Commission, which establishes standards for healthcare organizations related to the provision of safe, high quality care and accredits those organizations who meet the standards, has recently announced that the use of secure text messaging platforms to transmit patient care orders is prohibited.
HIPAA & Compliance Update Webinar- Anne Cramer, Esq. & Shireen Hart, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC

HIPAA & Compliance Update Webinar- Anne Cramer, Esq. & Shireen Hart, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC

Jan 10, 2017
The Vermont Medical Society presents on March 15, 2017: HIPAA & Compliance Update – Anne Cramer, Esq. & Shireen Hart, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC   Hear from some of Vermont’s experts on…
Compliance Alert: Employer Sponsored, Self-funded Health Plan

Compliance Alert: Employer Sponsored, Self-funded Health Plan

Nov 17, 2016
Effective as of the first day of the plan year commencing on or after January 1, 2017, employer sponsored, self-insured health plans may be subject to the civil rights provision of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
HIPAA Compliance and Health IT

HIPAA Compliance and Health IT

Oct 01, 2016
Anne Cramer will be a panel speaker during the Vermont Information Technology Leaders 2016 Summit on Navigating the Health IT Landscape and will be presenting on the topic of “HIPAA Compliance and Health IT”.
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Alert for Mental Health Care Professionals in Vermont

Sep 27, 2016
On September 16, 2016, the Vermont Supreme Court issued an amended Opinion in the matter of Kuligoski et al. vs. Brattleboro Retreat and Northeast Kingdom Human Services (Docket No. 2014-396), regarding…
By: Linda Peruzzi

Healthcare Provider Alert: Transgender-Affirming Healthcare Policies and Practices

Sep 06, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a Final Rule, implementing the civil rights provision of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Act), which prohibits discrimination on the basis…
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We Sponsored Patient Room at Northwestern Medical Center

Aug 25, 2016
To recognize and thank Northwestern Medical Center for its efforts to keep our community healthy, Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is sponsoring a patient room in NMCs newly constructed facility. The…
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Upcoming Webinar: Top 5 Compliance Challenges for Healthcare Providers

Aug 22, 2016
Save the date! HFMA of NH/VT is offering a webinar on the “Top 5 Compliance Challenges for Healthcare Providers” on August 30th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please join the panelists from Primmer Piper…
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The Speaking Circuit

Aug 12, 2016
Anne Cramer and I are doing a lot of talks these days to groups, whether clients or not, about recent developments in health law (that seems like a redundant phrase, given the breakneck pace at which health…
Shireen Hart and Ralphine O’Rourke attend BBA’s Moving Burlington Forward Event

Shireen Hart and Ralphine O’Rourke attend BBA’s Moving Burlington Forward Event

Feb 22, 2016
Shireen T. Hart and Ralphine N. O’Rourke attended the Burlington Business Association‘s 2016 Business Summit entitled “Moving Burlington Forward: Making the Shift from Plans to Action.”