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From the PrivaPlan Blog
HHS releases new guidance for audio-only telehealth
This week the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance to ensure covered health care providers and health plans stay HIPAA compliant when providing audio-only telehealth services.
DOJ hits eClinicalWorks hard with $155 million settlement
Last week, eClinicalWork, a prominet ambulatory EHR vendor (who also just released their inpatient product), will pay $155 million as a result of a lawsuit settlement with the Department of Justice. The allegations include false representation of the product’s capabilities during ONC testing, as well as paying customers to use the software – violations of…