Recently, while in a few physician offices where texting is commonplace between physicians and staff, the question of whether they are following the HIPAA safeguards for texting, most of the time the answer was met with “Sure, we are HIPAA compliant. No worries here.”
Risk and practice management rules and regulations change quickly and constantly. CAP is committed to keeping our members and the medical community apprised of what’s going on in the world of healthcare in order to run safe, successful practices.
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) set in motion new provider payment rules that went into effect January 1, 2017 with significant implications for physicians who participate in the program. CAP is committed to providing our members with resources to understand these changes.
- MACRA: What You Need to Know - Comprehensive Guide and Resources