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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

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 Review: AHIMA Posts Excellent Article on Appropriate Use of Copy and Paste Functionality in EHRs: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

You may wonder what copying and pasting has to do with HIPAA. Actually, the copy and paste functionality is an issue that certainly does have .. 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 You Don’t Just “Address” an Addressable Implementation Specification: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Recently, a HIPAA consultant answered a question about whether one had to implement an addressable implementation specification. His answer was basically “no.” He must have .. read more

avatar Potential Business Associate Screening Questionnaire Now Available on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

You do not necessarily have to ask a potential business associate to complete all or portions of the questionnaire that I have developed and made .. read more

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