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Government watchdog warns of Medicaid oversight gaps

Healthcare Dive

The CMS doesn’t require states to report data on outcomes or care denials, and has made “delayed” progress on plans to analyze the information and make it public, according to the Government Accountability Office.

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Government watchdog warns of Medicare fraud after relaxing provider requirements

Healthcare Dive

The Government Accountability Office is urging the CMS to resume certain eligibility checks on providers whom they consider at high risk of fraud to the Medicare program.

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Microsoft forms health AI governance network

Healthcare Dive

The tech giant is standing up the group with 16 health systems, two healthcare technology companies and zero AI development rivals.

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Scottish Government ‘Cloud First’ strategy delayed following budget review

Digital Health News

The Scottish Government has confirmed that its ‘Cloud First’ digital health strategy has been delayed following a recent budget review and settlement.

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting.

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AI in Digital Health: Autonomy, Governance, and Privacy

Bill of Health

The following post is adapted from the edited volume AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance and Privacy in Healthcare. To learn more about these and related issues, you may read our new volume on AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance and Privacy in Healthcare published by Cambridge University Press.

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Federal government probes healthcare private equity deals

Healthcare Dive

The cross-agency investigation comes as scrutiny rises regarding corporate consolidation in healthcare.

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HIPAA: Why It Matters to Your Practice

The large majority of practices are likely trying to protect patients’ information, but they may not be doing all that they need to meet government requirements. The government can fine up to 1.5 Not complying with HIPAA has definite drawbacks, with one major one being massive fines.