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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131, has ...

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  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission is announcing that, effective January 2, 2021, the accreditation agency will include their definition for “fall events&rdqu...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their guidance to reflect current understanding and ongoing pandemic response ne...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), within the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking comment on th...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/22/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA COVID-19 Response At A Glance Summary Children's Robitussin Hon...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission recently announced the resumption of limited surveys, beginning this month. TJC is now clarifying that “…the scoring...

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  • The Joint Commission
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to communicate important information about the detection of Cip...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
06/17/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates. FDA Takes Step to Facilitate Diagnostic Test Availability for Asymptomatic Test...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new guidance describing the landscape of telehealth services and providing consid...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/16/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft Systems by Endologix: Class I Recall - Due to ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/15/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities and updates: FDA Warns of Newly Discovered Potential Drug Interaction That May Reduce Effect...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance on how the Health Insurance Portability...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

Case investigation and contact tracing are effective tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, and many organizations are facing new requirements for cond...

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
06/12/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Updates and Press Announcements on NDMA in Metformin  ...

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reached an Early Case Resolution (ECR) with the State o...

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  • Department of Health and Human Services
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  • All Healthcare Organizations