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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

avatar You’d Better Not Control Your Business Associate’s Performance! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Omnibus Rule, fleshing out the HIPAA changes in the HITECH Act, clarified when covered entities and business associates would be liable for breaches of .. read more

avatar Compliance Hit: Expanded Liability for Business Associates’ Breaches: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The HITECH Act expanded the liability of business associates in a number of ways, primarily by making them face the same civil and criminal liability .. read more

avatar New Sample Business Associate Policy Posted in Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Now that the HITECH Act has effectively (if not legally—business associates were not added to the list of covered entities) made business associates covered entities .. read more

avatar Updated Portable Computer Policy Posted in the Premium Member Section

As my blog post of September 17, 2012, noted, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”), entered .. read more

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