If you are a medical practice and your employees are also your patients, HIPAA adds a deep layer of complexity to these confidentiality issues.
Employers face uncertainty over the design of wellness programs in the face of EEOC challenges in 2014 to such programs.Read More
Although Obamacare allows employers to conduct biometric tests, the EEOC says such tests violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.Read More
Employee safety should always be the company's highest priority, and employers should follow CDC guidance and avoid knee-jerk reactions, no matter how provocative an employee's activities may be.
Health and Human Services has issued final regulations that address recent legislative changes to the HIPAA privacy and date security rules. Compliance by employers will be required by Sept. 23, according to a press release. Read More
Under the program, registered nurses employed by 71 Weill Cornell primary care physicians will serve as clinical care coordinators, using patient-specific data provided by CIGNA to identify and reach out to patients discharged from the hospital who might be at risk for readmission, patients who may be overdue for important health screenings or those who may have skipped a prescription refill.Read More
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