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avatar Will HIPAA Enforcement Increase Due to Training? Guest Writer Richard D. Dvorak

As Jonathan P. Tomes mentioned in his blog post of January 30, 2012, on January 19, 2012, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed the first .. read more

avatar Privacy and Confidentiality Informed Consent for Group Therapy Is Now Available on Premium Member Section

The issue of what to do about obtaining consent from clients/patients for group therapy has come up in a couple of my recent HIPAA seminars. .. read more

avatar What If Your Google Search Reveals Your Medical Record?

A patient at St. Joseph Health System of Orange County, California, discovered that his medical record was available through search engines. This discovery resulted in .. read more

On February 20th, 2012, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags: , , , , ,

avatar Proposed Budget Cuts for HIPAA Enforcement—Hardly a Help

The president’s proposed fiscal 2013 budget may appear helpful to covered entities and business associates that are concerned with HIPAA compliance. The budget calls for .. read more

avatar Federal HIPAA Lawsuit Against a Business Associate

The Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has sued a debt collection company in federal court for HIPAA violations involving an employee’s laptop stolen in Minneapolis. .. read more

avatar Do Clients Have HIPAA Right of Access to Test Record Forms?

At a recent HIPAA seminar that I gave in Oklahoma, a psychologist asked whether the HIPAA right of access to protected health information (“PHI”)maintained in .. read more

avatar Doctors, You’d Better Encrypt | HIPAA Consulting

A recent breach dramatically illustrates the importance of encryption in protecting health information. UCLA Health System warned more than 16,000 patients that their personal information .. read more

On November 15th, 2011, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags:

avatar Congress Joins the OIG in Slamming DHHS HIPAA Enforcement

In my July 6, 2011, blog posting, I reported that the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) had slammed DHHS on its lack of effective .. read more

On November 14th, 2011, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags:

avatar OIG Announces New Audits | HIPAA Compliance

The Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) has announced that the first 20 of a .. read more

On November 9th, 2011, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags:

avatar PHI as Good as Gold (well, Silver)? | HIPAA Compliance

I never envisioned a connection between my profession—HIPAA consulting, writing, teaching, giving legal opinions, and testifying as an expert witness—and my investing. I have been .. read more

On November 8th, 2011, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags:
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