HHS Office for Civil Rights probes ‘hacking/IT incident’ at Defense Health Headquarters


At least 1,279 individuals have been affected, according to an initial disclosure on the office's breach portal website.

Medicare telehealth expansion gets bipartisan stamp of approval from lawmakers


A bipartisan, bicameral group is urging House and Senate leaders to use end-of-year legislation to permanently expand Medicare coverage of telehealth services.

Medicare data project gains momentum as CMS continues its push for interoperability


CMS is setting up its "sandbox" for capturing claims data and making it useful to providers. It should be ready by mid-November.

Medicare claims data will be available to clinicians under pilot program


The Data at the Point of Care pilot is part of the MyHealthEData initiative that launched Blue Button 2.0.

Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification


The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.