Are apps and direct-to-consumer models in the forecast for health care delivery? What can we glean from Amazon and other innovators? What’s possible today?
Enormous complexities of the healthcare system make it impossible for a single approach like VBR to “tame the cost beast.” Here are interlocking issues.
Register to hear “Employee and Insider Data Breaches: Vulnerability or Threat Vector?” at Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute 2019
Join Barry Herrin, author, attorney and founder of Herrin Health Law, as he presents “Employee and Insider Data Breaches: Vulnerability or Threat Vector?” at Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute Feb. 4 and 5, 2019.
Healthcare attorney Barry Herrin selected as Subject Matter Expert by FBI-vetted InfraGard National Members Alliance
InfraGard National Members Alliance, a nonprofit alliance of individuals in the private sector and FBI field offices across the United States, selected Barry Herrin, CHPS, FAHIMA, FHIMSS, FACHE, as a Subject Matter Expert.
Learn what alternative payment model (APM) activities entail and what to measure and benchmark. As published in the Journal of AHIMA, July to August 2018.
Instead of spending more money on security technology, hospitals should consider taking a broader scope of people and processes, such as implementing risk management frameworks (like NIST) and partnering with external threat groups, such as InfoGuard and the FBI. (Video: 9 min.)
HIPAA has expanded liability for business associates and their subcontractors. Law firms are business associates and subcontractors to many covered-entity clients. In these roles, law firms may now be held directly liable for HIPAA compliance failures.
A true APM offering creates clinical and financial integration that helps with federal and state antitrust compliance, redundant care, positive clinical outcomes, and cost reduction. Consider these changes in operations and thought processes as your organization transitions from fee-for-service to APM reimbursement.
Learn the current state of healthcare data privacy and security, legal issues that need attention, risks of the growing use of remote technologies, health and wearable technology, and finally cybersecurity insurance as a way to mitigate the financial costs of breach.
The concept of “low-hanging fruit” is a motivational factor in Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits. But just because you have a code doesn’t mean it’s covered. Not knowing the rules can land you in jail.