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Tools, Technology Already Exist for HIEs to Succeed

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sonia Chambers, Executive Director at West Virginia Health Information Network. Infrastructure is available nationally for states to leverage and customize locally for their unique Health Information Exchange needs.

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Florida man pleads guilty in scheme exploiting amended telehealth restrictions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"It’s clear fraudsters see the COVID-19 pandemic as a money-making opportunity – creating fraudulent schemes to victimize beneficiaries and steal from federal healthcare programs,” said Deputy Inspector General for Investigations Gary L. The U.S.


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Florida provider group to pay $24.5M after False Claims Act allegations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"Billing federal healthcare programs for services that providers know are unnecessary or unreasonable undermines the quality of care that patients receive and increases the costs of these taxpayer-funded programs," said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brian M.

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Most Americans Want the Federal Government to Ensure Healthcare for All

Health Populi

believe that the Federal government should ensure that their fellow Americans, a new Gallup Poll found. In 2006, Medicare Part D launched, which may have boosted consumers’ faith in Federal healthcare programs. But while there’s majority support for universal health care, we should think broadly about this concept at this moment. This asked people whether they would prefer a government-run health system. Most people in the U.S.

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Why Therapists Should Use HIPAA-Compliant Telehealth Platforms During COVID-19


They also noted that public facing platforms like Facebook Live, Twitch, TikTok should not be used as a means of telehealth care provision. . Private health information that is compromised may result in economic harm, embarrassment, or discrimination for the client.

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The Imperative for the Biden-Harris Administration to Improve and Modernize the American Healthcare System

Connected Health Initiative

CHI believes that this drastic action must include improving and modernizing the American healthcare system and sent a memo of recommendations to the incoming administration. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in taking all necessary measures to flatten the infection curve and defeat COVID-19 using the most innovative and effective solutions available.