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CMS Releases Clarification Regarding Texting of Patient Orders

On December 28, 2017, the Director of the CMS Survey and Certification group issued a memorandum clarifying CMS’ stance on the texting of orders.  Specifically, the memorandum notes that a prohibition on texting applies to patient orders, which should be … Continue reading

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Clarification of Allowable Medical Records Fees under HITECH Law

The following is a clarification of Allowable Medical Records Fees under HITECH Law. Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, healthcare providers that maintain electronic medical records are required to provide them to third parties, … Continue reading

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Collected Proceeds Clarification for IRS Whistleblowers Dropped from Tax Bill

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the reconciliation of the tax legislation has dropped the definition of collected proceeds for the IRS whistleblower program introduced into the Senate version that passed. The amendment was added by Senator Chuck Grassley, … Continue reading

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Clarification About The Index Of Blogs

You do not need to be able to attend "Meet the Bloggers" in SF to be included in the List o' Blogs. But we do hope you'll be there, 8 pm, Tuesday, May 17, Swig Bar, 561 Geary. The blog … Continue reading

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Creative Commons: a clarification

Creative Commons symbols — or an infringement of the Olympic logo? Last Monday the IPKat posted this piece by Maxine Horn, CEO of Creative Barcode, which sought to explain the difference between Creative Commons and Creative Barcode. This feature attracted … Continue reading

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