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avatar Another $1.5 Million HIPAA Hit!

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “MEEI”), each of which is .. read more

avatar New Sample Fundraising Policy Posted in Premium Member Section

I just posted a new sample fundraising policy in the Premium Member section of this website at www.veteranspress.com. The HITECH Act strengthened HIPAA’s patient protection .. read more

avatar OCR Releases HIPAA Audit Protocol

On August 10, 2012, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) published its audit protocol for assessing .. read more

avatar First State Agency Fined for HIPAA Violation

Not only can you not avoid HIPAA compliance by being a small covered entity (see my April 18, 2012, blog post), but you can’t avoid .. read more

avatar Must Non-Profits Comply with HIPAA?

On almost every seminar trip, I get this question: “I’m a non-profit. Do I have to comply with HIPAA?” So now close to a decade .. read more

avatar Boston’s Hospital’s Security Breach Results in $750,000 Settlement | HIPAA

Boston’s South Shore Hospital has agreed to pay $750,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the confidential health information of more than 800,000 .. read more

avatar Ignorance of the HIPAA Criminal Statute Is No Defense

Huping Zhou, a former research assistant for the University of California at Los Angeles (“UCLA”) Health System (“UHS”), appealed his conviction for having accessed the .. read more

avatar New Risk Analysis Policy Posted in Premium Member Section

First, thanks to the Premium Member who suggested that we clearly identify new content on the Premium Member section of the website. We always welcome .. read more

avatar Kansas City Area HIPAA Breach

Several sources reporting on a recent breach in the Kansas City area appear to misunderstand HIPAA. Apparently, a former abortion doctor threw the paper records .. read more

avatar HIPAA Breach in Washington, DC.

If I don’t have a topic for a blog entry, all I apparently have to do is to wait a few days, and someone will .. read more

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