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avatar Change to 42 C.F.R. Part 2? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As substance abuse treatment providers know, 42 C.F.R. Part 2 “trumps”―that is, preempts―the HIPAA Privacy Rule because it gives more protection for substance abuse treatment .. read more

avatar Who’s the Biggest Ransomware Attack Target? YOU!: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A recent, May 1, 2019, study by the endpoint security firm Cylance determined that the health care industry was the biggest target for malware attacks .. read more

avatar DHHS Clarifies When OCR Can Sanction BAs with a CMP: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

To clear up confusion about business associate liability for HIPAA violations, on May 24, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for .. read more

avatar Building Security—More Than Just Locks on the Doors: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In this digital world, forgetting about something as low-tech as physical security of the building in which a covered entity or a business associate is .. read more

avatar Health Care Data Security Generally Sucks: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A recent study by Forescout Technologies, Inc., an internet of things (“IoT”) company in San Jose, California, concluded that the health care industry’s data security .. read more

avatar Who Knew HIPAA Could Harm Data Security? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Earlier this month, in response to a request by Congress, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (“CHIME”) reported that complying with HIPAA is not .. read more

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

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