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HIPAA Compliance

Impacts of HIPAA

Staying HIPAA Compliant Virtually all individuals and business are impacted in some way by HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, whether as healthcare consumers, technology developers, or providers of health services.  The Act is most known for its privacy regulations and HIPAA compliance [link to Whitcomb healthcare page once up] is an important […]

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Health Care Arbitration

Arbitration and Healthcare Claims

Should I take my healthcare claims to arbitration A recent Pennsylvania appellate case permitted a nursing home facility to arbitrate the negligence healthcare claims against it.  Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), which includes arbitration, has risen as a strong alternative to the court system.  The healthcare attorneys at Whitcomb Law, P.C. understand its relationship to the […]

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medicare penalties

Medicare Penalties Hospitals Face

How to protect your medical facility from hefty Medicare Penalties A recent healthcare news article out of North Carolina highlighted hefty Medicare penalties that local hospitals may be facing.   Though the article only discusses local institutions, the issues illuminated are faced by hospitals across the country as the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act continues. Hospitals […]

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