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avatar New Confidentiality Agreement with a Custodial Service Posted in Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

We do not believe that a HIPAA covered entity or upstream business associate should enter into a business associate agreement (“BAA”) with a custodial service .. read more

avatar Insurance for HIPAA Violations? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A Premium Member asked me what I recommended for the policy limits for insurance for HIPAA violations. Without obtaining a lot more information, such as .. read more

avatar Encouraging Development for Cloud Computing for Covered Entities: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

This month, Google joined Microsoft and Amazon in agreeing to enter into business associate contracts when they host protected health information (“PHI”) for covered entities .. read more

avatar “What Lawyers Need to Know about Recent HIPAA Changes,” New Article Posted on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A couple of months ago, Gene Barton, an attorney at Karr Tuttle Campbell in Seattle and editor of the King County Bar Association Bar Bulletin, .. read more

avatar Refill Reminder Exception under HIPAA: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Richard D. Dvorak

The Privacy Rule gives individuals important controls over whether and how their health information is used and disclosed for marketing purposes. With some exceptions, the .. read more

avatar Federal Regulation of Lawyers? New Business Associate Article Posted on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

You and your attorney’s liability may now be greater as a result of the Omnibus Rule changes to the HITECH Act. I hope that you .. read more

avatar Omnibus Rule 2013 Updated Management White Paper Posted on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I have updated and posted on the Premium Member section of the Veterans Press website the HIPAA Management White Paper that I had earlier updated .. read more

avatar Lack of HIPAA Compliance? Not Just a $2.5 Million Fine—Business Associate Is Out of Business! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In the first of the new federal lawsuits for HIPAA violations authorized under the HITECH Act that have been filed against a business associate, the .. read more

avatar WellPoint, Inc., Reports Breach to DHHS, Settles for $1.7 Million: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

WellPoint, Inc., an Indiana managed care organization, reported under the requirements of the HITECH Act Breach Notification Rule a breach of the electronic protected health .. read more

avatar Omnibus Rule Updated Business Associate Agreement: HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I have updated and posted on the Premium Member section of the Veterans Press website the updated business associate agreement that I had earlier updated .. read more

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