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Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement

HIPAA Imparts Updated Guidance in Midst of Opioid Crisis

HHS-OCR offers clarification for providers on information sharing. As physicians struggle to help patients in the throes of the opioid epidemic, friends and families are an essential part of the success of treatment and long-term care. A federal determination last fall has spurred the HHS-OCR to clarify HIPAA's rules on information sharing for Medicare providers to improve care. Background: Approximately [...]