Posted by Dr. Don Cross on 18th Jan 2017
Some HealthCare rules are expected to change with the new administration in Washington, but other’s won’t (or can’t).
MACRA, HIPAA, and HITECH are unrelated to “ObamaCare” (aka the Affordable Care Act). Regulations from OSHA safety and Medicare remain regardless, and some requirements are not possible to change. What’s important, what’s in limbo, and what’s likely to go off into the sunset? Stay tuned, we'll keep OCCM customers updated on these changing requirements.
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