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avatar EMR Legal Remains Undefeated against OCR: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Sometimes, we just need to toot our own horn. We are pleased to note that EMR Legal remains undefeated going up against the Department of .. read more

avatar Keep Those Tracking Numbers! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Legal Editor Alice M. McCart

Have you ever wondered whether the package that you had sent via FedEx, USPS, UPS, or otherwise had arrived and wished that you had kept .. read more

avatar Michigan Proposed Law Would Comport with HIPAA: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Michigan proposed law to amend the Mental Health Code would authorize the Department of Community Health or a community mental health services program to disclose .. read more

avatar California News re Health Information Privacy and Security and HIPAA Breach Notification Rule: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In October 2014, Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, California Department of Justice, released the California Data Breach Report. The report noted that, in the health .. read more

avatar Will HIPAA Let You Report a Suspected Ebola Case to Public Health Officials? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

If you encounter a patient that you suspect may have ebola, do you want to waste time wading through the HIPAA Privacy Rule to figure .. read more

avatar Hands-on HIPAA Compliance Workshop: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Is your organization’s HIPAA compliance lost at sea? As you may know, EMR Legal, Inc., is offering our 2-day Hands-on HIPAA Workshop October 16-17 aboard .. read more

avatar Business Associates? How Low Can You Go? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Omnibus Rule effectively made “downstream” business associates—that is, subcontractors—into business associates and thus effectively into covered entities. They are now effectively if not by .. read more

avatar Next Stage of DHHS Audits Coming: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has not yet published an audit protocol for this year’s Phase .. read more

avatar New HIPAA Complaint Official Job Description Now Available on Premium Member Section of Veterans Press: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Have you appointed a HIPAA complaint official yet? Section 164.530(a)(1)(ii) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) privacy regulations requires covered entities to .. read more

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