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LAMMICO Weekly

Quick updates issued each Wednesday


12
Aug

On August 5, 2020, the EEOC released guidance for healthcare providers to assist their patients who have a history of opioid use or misuse with stayin...

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12
Aug

As of August 1, 2020, pelvic examinations may not be performed unless certain conditions are met.

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05
Aug

Now that the 2020 legislative session has concluded, we share the LSMS recap of some notable pieces of legislation that were debated this session.

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29
Jul

LAMMICO has compiled some recommended practices, tips, suggestions and resources for practices delivering telehealth services.

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01
Jul

CMS has now released the 2020 QPP Exception Applications Fact Sheet.

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24
Jun

The LDH EOC released Health Alert Network Message 20-38 on June 18, 2020, regarding new demographic data elements that must be collected and reported...

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12
Feb

Physicians and other healthcare providers can prepare for more widespread cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus by taking advantage of these resources.

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05
Feb

Approximately 400 physicians in the U.S., more than one per day, die by suicide each year.

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05
Dec

LAMMICO's Cyber Liability Insurance partner, NAS Insurance Services, LLC (NAS), was recently acquired by Tokio Marine HCC.

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06
Nov

We congratulate the following recipients who have been honored for the 2019 medical school year: Alex Miller, Pranav Bhargava and Hunter F. Douglas.

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09
Oct

LAMMICO offers insureds an annual opportunity to earn a 10% discount on their premium for completing risk management education.

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02
Oct

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest issues facing the healthcare community today. The best way to protect your organization is to be proactive and rem...

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25
Sep

LAMMICO supports our long-time insureds, Dr. Abraham and Dr. Lord, as they run for elected offices in Louisiana.

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11
Sep

Failing to properly enroll in the PCF or choosing to not participate in the PCF, could leave you exposed to uncapped claims.

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04
Sep

Individuals throughout an organization have the ability to expose their organization to a wide range of security threats simply because they are consi...

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28
Aug

Physician burnout is costing the U.S. about $4.6 billion annually. LAMMICO offers resources to help healthcare providers avoid burnout.

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21
Aug

As hurricane season heats up, we recommend that you review the checklist below to ensure that you’re prepared in the event of a flood.

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27
Mar

Louisiana law does not set the copy fees for a patient record request. Pursuant to Title 45 Section 164.524 of the Federal regulations, a patient or h...

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26
Dec

Happy holidays from all of us at LAMMICO!

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05
Dec

A Connecticut allergy practice has agreed to pay the OCR $125,000 and adopt a corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Priva...

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31
Oct

In today’s constant barrage of technology warnings, it is easy to overlook the dusty old fax machine in the corner.

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17
Oct

News about cybersecurity threats fills our inboxes daily, and the information can be difficult to process. As cybersecurity threats and regulations co...

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03
Oct

Is a staff member’s use of a patient’s full name in the waiting room considered a HIPAA violation?

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05
Sep

There are still a lot of pieces that need to fall in place before a Louisiana patient can walk into a medical office and ask for marijuana.

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22
Aug

Organizations should consider whether their process for disposing of electronic devices and media does so in a secure manner.

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