HIPAA Compliance Blog

avatar Neglect is Enough to Get One a HIPAA Civil Money Penalty! HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Under the terms of a resolution agreement, Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (“ACMHS”) had to pay $150,000 as a civil money penalty settlement and integrate .. read more

avatar OCR Issues Revised Audit Protocol: HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In April 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued its updated Phase 2 Audit Protocol. Its .. read more

avatar Are You Protected from Ransomware? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I have been planning to write a blog post on ransomware since spring 2015 when I was a victim of ransomware. I got a message .. read more

avatar Study Confirms Importance of Screening Workforce Members for Access and Training, Training, and Training: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A recent report was released by the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) (where my Vice President, Alice McCart, used to work as an editor when .. read more

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