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Rural providers cope with HIT staffing deficits

If compliance with ONC regulations is challenging for healthcare providers in urban areas, with high concentrations of IT professionals, it is especially challenging for rural providers where IT resources in the form of human capital are scarce.  The federal government’s

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HIPAA Transaction Rules Compliance Enforcement Delayed Until April 2013

HHS has announced a long-awaited omnibus final rule that implements a number of provisions of the HITECH Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the “Stimulus Bill,” to strengthen the privacy

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Enrollment standards recommendations released

We dedicate much of our time to the implications of and regulations stemming out of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).  However, this year’s historic health reform legislation (“Affordable Care Act” or “ACA”) also contains a number

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