Blog Posts from Healthcare
May 29, 2020
Shireen Hart speaks with WCAX reporter Cat Viglienzoni regarding HIPAA concerns related to the increase in telemedicine visits.
Apr 17, 2020
The CARES Act contained over $2 trillion in economic relief in attempts to stem the negative impact of the spread of the COVID-19, which is the disease caused by the Coronavirus.
Apr 06, 2020
On March 13th 2020, President Trump issued a National Emergency Declaration. Pursuant to Section 1135 of the Social Security Act, the President’s declaration, and the Secretary for Health and Human Services (“HHS) previous Public Health Emergency Declaration on January 31, 2020, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) is authorized to waive certain Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (“CHIP”) program requirements and conditions of participation.
Mar 22, 2017
On March 21, 2017, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (“SAMHSA”)’s Final Rule on the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records (“42 CFR Part 2” or “Part 2”) took effect.
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.
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.
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”.
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.”
Dec 22, 2015
Primmer recently assisted The Villa Rehab Center, LLC in purchasing the assets of the Redstone Villa skilled nursing facility in St. Albans, Vermont