The new wave of HHS-run desk audits plans to focus on financial organizations and is expected to cover breach notification and the security rule’s risk analysis and risk management requirements, says attorney Becky Williams.
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The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid have enacted revised rules that will enforce covered entities providing healthcare programs and services to have accessible websites, say attorneys from Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, & Hampton LLP.
The Obama administration’s top health official highlighted the importance of competition to insurance markets, as the Justice Department is poised to decide on two massive deals among four of the health-plan industry’s biggest players.
Many of the ACA's nondiscrimination regulations will start to take effect this July, and employers that sponsor group health plans will need to consider the new rules and how they affect matters of design and operation.