EMILY KRETCHMER - ALERTS



April 29, 2020: CLIENT ALERT – OIG Approves Provision of Free/Discounted Services to Long Term Care Providers During Public Health Emergency

April 28, 2020: CLIENT ALERT – OCR’s April 24th Clarification of Original Notice of HIPAA Enforcement Discretion Re: Telehealth and COVID-19

October 3, 2019: CLIENT ALERT – OCR Right of Access Enforcement Action

November 29, 2018: CLIENT ALERT – IMMUNIZATION BY CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

July 7, 2017:  CLIENT ALERT – BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN NURSING TO END PAPER RENEWAL REMINDERS & REQUESTS NURSES EMAIL ADDRESSES

September 20, 2016:  CLIENT ALERT – DPH PROPOSES REVISIONS TO HOSPITAL AND CLINIC LICENSURE REGULATIONS; NOTICE OF HEARING FOR DPH’S PROPOSED DETERMINATION OF NEED (“DoN”) REGULATIONS

January 5, 2016:  CLIENT ALERT – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH FINALIZES AMENDMENTS TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY REGULATIONS

December 8, 2015:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #11: HEALTH POLICY COMMISSION POSTS NEW FAQ ON MATERIAL CHANGE NOTICES

September 2, 2015:  CLIENT ALERT - FEDERAL COURT DECISION HEIGHTENS THE URGENCY OF PROMPT INVESTIGATION OF POTENTIAL OVERPAYMENTS

April 29, 2015:  CLIENT ALERT – NEW “PRACTICAL GUIDANCE FOR HEALTH CARE GOVERNING BOARDS ON COMPLIANCE OVERSIGHT”

February 18, 2015:  CLIENT ALERT – EOEA RELEASES FINAL ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE REGULATIONS

January 14, 2015:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #10; HEALTH POLICY COMMISSION RELEASES FINAL MATERIAL CHANGE NOTICE

October 23, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #9:  DIVISION OF INSURANCE RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION REGULATIONS, BULLETIN, AND CONTINUING GUIDANCE

September 11, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #8: HEALTH POLICY COMMISSION RELEASES PROPOSED MATERIAL CHANGE NOTICE REGULATIONS; PUBLIC COMMENTS DUE OCTOBER 31, 2014

September 4, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – THREE IMPORTANT HIPAA UPDATES

August 21, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE # 7: REGISTRATION OF PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS

August 5, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #6: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH FINALIZES AMENDMENTS TO DETERMINATION OF NEED REGULATIONS

July 8, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – UPDATE ON CONSOLIDATED MEDICAL STAFF CREDENTIALING

January 30, 2014:  CLIENT ALERT – CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #5: PROPOSED REGISTRATION OF PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS PROGRAM REGULATIONS (958 CMR 6.00)

August 6, 2013:  CLIENT ALERT – REMINDER: COVERED ENTITIES MUST PREPARE FOR SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 HIPAA OMNIBUS COMPLIANCE DATE

March 6, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - OMNIBUS HIPAA FINAL RULE & OTHER HIPAA DEVELOPMENTS

February 7, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - PROVIDERS ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD REGULARLY SCREEN FOR EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES

January 9, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #1

January 9, 2013: CLIENT ALERT - CHAPTER 224 HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT UPDATE #2

March 27, 2012: CLIENT ALERT - CMS RELEASES PROPOSED REGULATIONS REGARDING REPORTING AND RETURNING MEDICARE OVERPAYMENTS

October 12, 2011: UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

September 22, 2011: RECENT HIPAA AND STATE PRIVACY DEVELOPMENTS

March 16, 2011: CLIENT ALERT - NEW CMS RULE EFFECTIVE MARCH 25, 2011 INCREASES RISK THAT MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PAYMENTS WILL BE SUSPENDED DURING GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS



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