Press Release: HCRS Is Ready to Assist the 75% of Government Contractors That Are Not Cyber-Compliant
In an effort to protect controlled unclassified information (CUI), the Department of Defense (DoD) has heightened its auditing and enforcement of cyber requirements for government contractors. According to FutureFeed, this comes in the wake of audits where 75 percent of contractors that self-attested as meeting all DoD requirements were shown to be in error. What […]
Press Release: HCRS Achieves CMMC Compliance, Offers Strategies for Companies Looking to Certify
Healthcare Resolution Services is proud to announce that it has met the latest requirements for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Level 2. As a registered provider organization (RPO), HCRS has a long history of assisting federal, state, and local government organizations achieve their own CMMC compliance. According to Brenda Doles, Principal of HCRS, the […]
What to Do in a Healthcare Data Breach
Cyber threats have been considerably disruptive to the healthcare sector over the last decade. While we’ve outlined steps that organizations can take that will improve their defense, there’s still the question of what to do in the event that a bad actor finds a workaround. Those organizations that are also actively working toward the requirements […]
What You Need to Know About the DoD’s CMMC Assessment
As part of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification’s (CMMC) Version 2.0, the Department of Defense (DoD) is requiring all contractors to perform self-assessments to verify that they meet compliance. These must be submitted annually, both from those that have currently achieved CMMC status, as well as those that intend to apply. Why should your organization […]
Treat Your Healthcare Data Like Controlled Unclassified Information Under CMMC
While government contractors must adhere to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, the truth is that all healthcare agencies would have better data management by adopting CMMC. It offers the most comprehensive framework for organizing, protecting, and sharing your data, whether it’s what the government would consider classified (requiring security clearance), or controlled unclassified information (CUI) […]
What Is CMMC, and Why Do You Need to Prepare Now for 2.0?
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has had its timetable updated. If you either currently work with the federal government, or you’re hoping to apply as a contractor, it’s important that you know when CMMC assessments are due, and how much time that gives you to make the necessary improvements. If you don’t work with […]
Medical Coding Services Are Available for Healthcare Organizations Experiencing Shortages
The need for professional medical coding services continues to grow. Reuters notes how this year has seen the highest reported enrollment for the Affordable Care Act since it was signed into law: at over 14.5 million Americans, that’s a 21 percent increase from 2021. Access to affordable care also means more insurance claims to review, […]
What Is MIPS, Are You Eligible for It, and How Is It Changing?
The Merit-based Incentive Payment System, otherwise known as MIPS, has come a long way from its 2017 beginnings. It’s since undergone a few changes to address provider concerns and patient health, and this year is certainly no exception. Whether you’re newly eligible for MIPS, or you’ve been participating in it for a while, it’s worth discussing some […]
What Is Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), and Why Is It Vital to Your Healthcare Data?
Whether you’ve heard the term or not, clinical documentation improvement has a long history within the healthcare industry. Its purpose is simple: verify that medical records are complete and accurate. Why have an acronym for something that seems so straightforward? Because evidence suggests that healthcare is in need of better data management. Here’s why it’s […]
Employee Spotlight From Travis Air Force Base
HCRS would like to commend and spotlight two of its employees for receiving exceptional performance reviews by one of our partners. Steve C. and Mark G. were both recently assigned to manage EBR (evidence-based resources) reporting and death certificate processing at Travis Air Force Base. What are EBRs? They serve as reviews of medical intervention […]