Week in Review for Friday, Sept. 24, 2010

This week's top news and views: Federal Anti-Fraud Rule Unveiled; Breach Tally Hits 166 Incidents; Lessons on EHR Privacy from Europe.Here's what you'll find in our review of some of's most compelling content from the past week:
  • Federal regulators are seeking comments on a newly proposed rule designed to crack down against payment fraud for all federal health programs.
  • As of Sept. 23, the official federal tally of major healthcare information breaches stood at 166 incidents affecting 4.9 million.
  • The United States should look to the European Union for examples of how to successfully protect the privacy of patient information, the co-author of a new report says.

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