Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve every aspect of health care.
States, payers, and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services.
The plaintiff’s bar continues to bring new wiretapping claims over pixels and analytics programs in courts around the country, including against hospitals and other entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
In response to the large number of public comments received to its recent proposed telemedicine rules, the DEA is holding public listening sessions to consider a special registration for prescribing certain controlled substances via only a telemedicine encounter.
Medicaid is a critical source of health care coverage for women in their childbearing years, covering 1 in 5, or 13 million, women of reproductive age.
On July 20, 2023, the OCR at the HHS and the FTC sent a joint letter to approximately 130 hospital systems and telehealth providers to alert them to the “serious privacy and security risks” stemming from the use of online tracking technologies integrated into their websites and mobile ...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues to expand its regulation of health care data to ensure the data remains protected when shared with consumer-facing applications.
The use of telehealth increased exponentially in 2020 and 2021 as health care providers and patients responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Covered entities are used to ensuring that many different facets of their operations comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules.
On February 24, the Drug Enforcement Administration, in consultation with the Department of Health and Human Services, issued two proposed rules that address the prescribing of controlled substances based solely on a telemedicine encounter.