Apr 10th, 2019
Beginning this month, nine HIPAA-covered entities — a mix of health plans and clearinghouses — will be randomly selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for compliance reviews. Any health plan or clearinghouse — not just those that work with Medicare or Medicaid — may be selected. The CMS Division of National ...
In CMS
Dec 16th, 2011
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced on Dec. 16 a shift in policy toward more freedom for states to establish localized  health plans when implementing the Affordable Care Act. States must manage essential insurance plans by 2014. Under the department’s intended approach, states would have the flexibility to select an existing health plan ...