Jonathan Tomes, Author at Veterans Press, Inc.

avatar Some Good News and an Apology: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The good news is that I purchased Richard Dvorak’s half interest in Veterans Press and its wholly owned subsidiary, EMR Legal (the consulting arm of .. read more

avatar American Bar Association Publishes Book on What Are International HIPAA Considerations? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Many covered entities and “upstream” business associates use foreign companies to perform services for them that make them business associates. The most common of these .. read more

avatar HIPAA, FERPA, and Immunizations: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A client asked me to write a blog post regarding to whom the organization could disclose immunization records. Here it is: One of the problems .. read more

avatar Is Office 365 HIPAA Compliant? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Brent Sadler

The following question came through our website: “Hello “I was wondering if you can answer a question. I realize email and EPHI is an ongoing .. read more

avatar Another HIPAA Criminal Conviction! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In another HIPAA criminal conviction, a Texas hospital worker has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for criminal HIPAA violations. Joshua Hippler, 30, .. read more

avatar The Bigger You Are, the Harder You’re Hacked: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Anthem, previously known as WellPoint, Inc., the nation’s second-largest health insurance company, recently suffered a sophisticated external cyberattack. Reportedly, 80 million of Anthem’s insureds had .. read more

avatar Two New HIPAA Policies Available Now on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Two new sample HIPAA policies are now available on the Premium Member section of the Veterans Press website. We appreciate our clients and customers for .. read more

avatar Risk Analysis and Risk Assessment: Are They Different? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Quite often, my HIPAA clients and those who read my blog ask what the difference is between a risk analysis and a risk assessment. In .. read more

avatar Keep Those Tracking Numbers! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Legal Editor Alice M. McCart

Have you ever wondered whether the package that you had sent via FedEx, USPS, UPS, or otherwise had arrived and wished that you had kept .. read more

avatar Accounting for Disclosures Rule Delay: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Have you been worrying about how to comply with the accounting for disclosures rule that the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) published way .. read more

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