For any Medicare beneficiary that can be seen through video, telehealth AND the OCR (Office of Civil Rights) has announced that they will relax enforcement on HIPAA for professionals using cell phone apps such as FaceTime, Skype, to see patients if they act in good faith, during this pandemic crisis.  See the links below. Limitations…

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The Suffolk County Medical Society discussed issues on: ·  Proposed Disciplinary Actions Against Physicians ·  The Excess Medical Malpractice Program Funding  ·  Proposed Medicaid Cuts ·  Scope of Practice Expansions ·  Limiting e-Cigarettes and Vaping ·  Prior Authorization Reform ·  and many more as the conversation led Our physicians discussed these issues in 13 appointments…

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