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HHS Care Act additional allocations

By Chris Anderson | May 4th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected healthcare providers in many ways. Some physicians are stressed with how to continue providing quality care to their patients. Healthcare delivery has ...

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CMS approves $34 billion for providers

By Janie Feldsher | April 21st, 2020

In an ongoing effort to provide financial relief for healthcare providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded its Accelerated and Advance Payment Program, ...

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Is biometric data a HIPAA risk?

By Janie Feldsher | February 19th, 2020

Biometrics are gathered to digitally identify individuals, based on unique physical characteristics. Biometrics include fingerprints, facial features, voice cadence, and other identifiers. ...

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History of CMS primary care initiative

By Janie Feldsher | January 21st, 2020

Many factors went into the development of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Primary Cares Initiative, including a concern for patient healthcare outcomes, a need to ...