Archive for December, 2016

OCR and ONC Release New HIPAA Fact Sheet

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) have released a new Fact Sheet that explains how the HIPAA Rules permit disclosures of Protected...

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HHS Q&A: Electronic Informed Consent

Recommendations on the use of electronic systems and processes that may employ multiple electronic media to obtain informed consent for both HHS regulated human subject research and FDA regulated clinical investigations of medical products,...

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OIG Amends Safe Harbors to Anti-Kickback Statute

OIG amends the safe harbors to the anti-kickback statute by adding new safe harbors that protect certain payment practices and business arrangements from sanctions under the anti-kickback statute. The OIG also amends the civil...

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