Is your Organization ready for a HIPAA Audit?

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The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently announced that it will survey 1,200 covered entities (health plans, health care providers, and health care clearinghouses) and business associates (groups that provide certain services to covered … Continued

15-foot sign?

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Physicians across Florida received notices in the mail from the Department of Health this week informing them of legislative changes impacting their practices. The one seemingly giving physicians the most concern is the new requirement that health care clinics and … Continued

Health Lawyers Annual Meeting

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Ann Bittinger had the pleasure of co-presenting two sessions at the American Health Lawyers Association’s annual meeting this week in Boston, MA.  The sessions addressed hospital medical staff issues that will arise amid the new era of Accountable Care Organizations … Continued

Super Lawyers taps Bittinger

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“Super Lawyers” chose Ann Bittinger as a “Rising Star” in its current class of lawyers.  Only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state earn this distinction.  Based on peer recognition and professional achievement, the selection process includes a statewide … Continued