New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an Executive Order granting immunity to healthcare providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s MLMIC’s statement on its meaning and significance.
Physicians are reminded to adhere to New York State policy when delivering telehealth services for coronavirus.
OCR Issues Guidance for Sharing Patient Information Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule During Coronavirus Outbreak
In response to a rise in coronavirus cases, OCR has issued an announcement reminding physicians and healthcare organizations about the ways that patient information may be shared under HIPAA.
To avoid adverse events related to direct oral anticoagulants, The Joint Commission has released a Sentinel Event Alert with specific actions for physicians and other healthcare providers in all clinical settings.