Medicare – MACRA and MIPS

MACRA and MIPS in 2017

What are MACRA and MIPS? MACRA and MIPS, also known as The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, are poised to drive health care delivery and payment reform. As a result, this change affects clinicians, health systems, Medicare, and other government and commercial payers. On May 9, 2016, the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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ePHI security breach

Patient Data Compromised by Third Party Vendors

ePHI Security Breach at Large Healthcare Provider in Arizona In recent media coverage, Banner Health revealed that hackers might have accessed their patient health insurance records. As a result, cyber criminals compromised up to 3.7 million patient records. Unfortunately, this ePHI security breach occurred because hackers obtained access to their servers through a third party food service…

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