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avatar Latest HIPAA Violation Settlement–$850,000 for a Stolen Laptop: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I don’t understand why, with all the high six-figure and seven-figure resolution agreements (basically, settlements), covered entities do not provide adequate security for laptops and .. read more

avatar More on Texting! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I continue to get questions about texting under HIPAA. The most recent questions were in an email as follows: If we require our employees to .. read more

avatar More about Shadow Students and HIPAA: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

We received a follow-on question from one of our blog readers after my previous post about shadow students. Thanks to Erin Barlow, Practice Manager, Xcel .. read more

avatar The Bigger You Are, the Harder You’re Hacked: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Anthem, previously known as WellPoint, Inc., the nation’s second-largest health insurance company, recently suffered a sophisticated external cyberattack. Reportedly, 80 million of Anthem’s insureds had .. read more

avatar Two New HIPAA Policies Available Now on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Two new sample HIPAA policies are now available on the Premium Member section of the Veterans Press website. We appreciate our clients and customers for .. read more

avatar Appendix A to the Business Associate Agreement: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Often, my office gets calls and emails asking what Appendix A is to such an agreement and what should it say. We get these questions .. read more

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