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Did You Know Winter 2001

New Name for HCFA: Did you know that the Health Care Financing Administration, commonly known as HCFA, is now known as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)? As part of a reform plan, three new business centers have been created within CMS - the Center for Beneficiary Choices, the Center for Medicare Management, and the Center for Medicaid and State Operations. Second Lawsuit Challenging HIPAA: Did you know that the Tucson, Arizona-based Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) has filed suit to halt implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's privacy rule? This suit follows the South Carolina Medical Association's attempt to stop HIPAA.


December 21, 2001




Rosen, Barry F.


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