COVID-19: Practice Reopening Toolkit

Update as of July 2021: The following toolkit is archived; information regarding state and local guidelines was accurate to the date of publication. In July of 2021, Governor Hogan lifted the Directive and Order referenced below. However, other information provided in this toolkit will continue to be relevant throughout the pandemic. For questions regarding current…

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Telehealth: Insights and Implementation Resources

Telehealth Use Skyrockets 53% A whitepaper, “FH Healthcare Indicators and FH Medical Price Index 2019: An Annual View of Place of Service Trends and Medical Pricing,” by Fair Health, a New York based nonprofit which specializes in data collection and research related to insurance claims in the US, reported claims data for “alternative settings of care”. …

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Michigan ENT Practice Shuts Down Due to Ransomware

By Jonathan Krasner, HIPAA Secure Now! Brookside ENT in Michigan will permanently close its doors on April 30, because they suffered a ransomware attack and refused to pay the ransom. All their files were lost. Thousands of patients lost their records in this breach, due to a lack of proper cybersecurity and HIPAA controls. Attempts to recover…

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