Small Practices Not Immune from HIPAA Enforcement

Small medical practices who think they don’t need to worry about HIPAA privacy and security compliance had better think again.  A 6-physician practice in the Chicago area recently paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services $31,000 to settle alleged...

Changes in Opting Out of Medicare Procedure

Opting out of Medicare became much easier this summer for physicians looking to make a big change in their practice structure.  Additionally, physicians already opted out of Medicare can cross one more piece of paperwork off their list. Pursuant to the original...