OIG Report on CMS’ EHR Audit Practices Concludes The Practices Are Not Very Sophisticated
Contractors claimed limited guidance was the problem.
Recommendations were made to bolster the data quality and integrity of electronic health records and the Office of the Inspector General took a look to see if those recommendations were put in place. Only 3 of 18 contractors were reported to take those recommendations. A claim of limited guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services was the reason behind the lack of change. Download this white paper to read about what the OIG is now recommending to CMS to provide its contractors with.
Concentrates her law practice on health care with a focus on contractual and regulatory compliance and on data privacy and security with a focus on incident response and policy development
Certification in Healthcare Compliance and is a regular presenter on healthcare law and data privacy and security. She creates and edits Wyatt HITECH Law, a legal blog about data privacy and security
Member of the Kentucky, Louisville and American Bar Associations, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association and International Association of Privacy Professionals, among others
Recognized by Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Health Care Law (2009-2018) and received the highest Professional Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Attended both Murray State University and the University of Louisville, earning her B.S.B.A. with highest honors from UofL. She earned her law degree from UofL Brandeis School of Law, where she served as the law review’s executive editor