Jonathan Tomes, Author at Veterans Press, Inc.

avatar Reminder: Our 2-day Complete Hands-on HIPAA Workshop Is Less Than 3 Weeks Away: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

If you have already signed up for our two-day Hands-on HIPAA Workshop in Dallas next month, please complete your Gap Analysis Survey Questionnaire and return .. read more

avatar Does a State Exchange Have to Comply with HIPAA? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes and Guest Commentator Richard D. Dvorak

Last week, NBC affiliate station WGRZ contacted EMR Legal regarding our opinion whether the New York health care exchange had committed a Health Information Portability .. read more

avatar DHHS Issues Guidance on Sharing Mental Health PHI: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) attempted to clarify when HIPAA permits mental health care providers to do the following regarding protected .. read more

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avatar Our 2-day Complete Hands-on HIPAA Workshop Less Than 2 Months Away: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

If you dread trying to get your organization HIPAA compliant and want someone to just help you get it done almost all at once and .. read more

avatar Is the “Pending Doom” of Windows XP a HIPAA Violation? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Many, primarily IT vendors, have stated that the pending doom of Windows XP, in which Microsoft will no longer support it after April 8, 2014, .. read more

avatar HIPAA Compliant Shredding? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A long-time client for whom I have performed HIPAA consulting services recently asked me whether HIPAA had any rules for HIPAA compliant shredding. Short answer: .. read more

avatar DHHS Issues Final Rule Regarding Patient Right to Lab Results: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Yesterday, three agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) jointly issued the final rule to give patients (or persons designated by the .. read more

avatar Report HIPAA Breaches Involving Fewer Than 500 Individuals by February 28! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

45 C.F.R. § 164.408 requires covered entities that discover a breach of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) to notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services .. read more

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