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avatar EHR Vendor Settles False Claims Act Violation Case for $57.25 Million: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

So what does HIPAA have do to with the Federal False Claims Act? As simply stated as possible, the Meaningful Use criteria for getting government .. read more

avatar DHHS Issues New Cybersecurity Best Practices: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) recently issued voluntary cybersecurity best practices for health care organizations and guidelines for managing cyber threats .. read more

avatar Patient Right of Access to Their Charts—Still a Problem Area: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

According to a recent study by Yale University School of Medicine, published in JAMA Network Open, covered entities are not providing to patients copies of .. read more

avatar HIPAA and NIST: What’s the Connection? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The National Institute for Standards and Technology [“NIST”] first became involved with HIPAA when it published “An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance .. read more

avatar Does the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) Affect You? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) protects personal data for European Union (“EU”) residents around the world. Under it, any business or organization, .. read more

avatar A Different Type of HIPAA Risk Analysis: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Long-time readers of my blog are probably sick of my preaching the importance of a HIPAA risk analysis in HIPAA compliance. And I’m not going .. read more

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