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The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance on how covered entities may disclose pr...

Sources:
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released two comprehensive toolkits on telehealth that are specific to general practitioner...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

As a part of the response and immediate needs of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/24/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA takes action to increase U.S. supplies through instructi...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved an additional 11 state Medicaid waiver requests under Section 1135 of the Social S...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/23/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA activities: FDA Emergency Use Authorizations Enforcement Policy for Non-Invasive Remote Monitor...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

As medical schools move to distance learning, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is reminding the healthcare community of training ...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

DNV GL Healthcare has released a new Healthcare Advisory Notice informing its accredited facilities that DNV GL Healthcare will be honoring the Americ...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released Frequently Asked Questions on Medicare Provider Enrollment Relief related to COVID-19 in...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) has issued guidance from the USP Compounding Expert Committee (CMP EC) with recommendations for compounding alcohol-based hand...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • All Healthcare Organizations,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Behavioral Health,
  • Hospice,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new resources to assist clinics and other ambulatory health care practices...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that all elective surgeries, non-essential medical, surgical, and dental proced...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

DNV GL Healthcare has announced that, in light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis and the wide variety of federal and state initiatives announced...

Sources:
  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals
FDA Updates
03/18/2020

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) activities: FDA MedWatch: BodyGuard Microset Infusion Sets for the ...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services to allow beneficiaries to receive a w...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations