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HIPAA right-of-access failure costs Florida provider $20,000 in federal government settlement

HIPAA right-of-access failure costs Florida provider $20,000 in federal government settlement

Central Florida health specialists have agreed to pay HHS $20,000 after a possible HIPAA right-of-access rule violation. (“Cash Money (Part Two)” by jtyerse is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.) For the second time this week, the Civil Rights Office announced that it had reached an agreement with a health care entity to resolve a potential …

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Private health insurance: state and federal oversight of provider networks varies

Private health insurance: state and federal oversight of provider networks varies

Fast facts The majority of Americans are covered by private health insurance plans. Health plans have established networks of providers (contract doctors, other providers and facilities) to provide medical care to enrollees. A provider network is considered “inadequate” if it does not have enough providers to ensure that those enrolled receive timely care nearby. Inadequate …

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New mental health service provider opens at Red Bank as part of nationwide expansion

RED BANK, NJ – Relief Mental Health, an outpatient mental health service provider, recently announced the opening of its tenth location – and second in New Jersey – at Red Bank. Relief Mental Health offers transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), esketamine (Spravato), psychiatric medication management and psychotherapy for people with depression, obsessive/compulsive behaviors and other mental …

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Why ABA Provider Acorn Health is Growing as Market Leaders Shrink

Why ABA Provider Acorn Health is Growing as Market Leaders Shrink

Vicki Kroviak, CEO of Acorn Health, rejects the “dots on a map strategy” for growing autism therapy companies. Under Kroviak’s leadership, the applied behavior analysis (ABA) provider has grown its footprint by 47% since 2018. At the same time, others in the space have had to downsize – laying off staff and even giving up …

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