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avatar Minors’ Rights of Access to PHI: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

One of the more common questions that I get from Premium Members and others who have a free HIPAA question is regarding minors’ rights of .. read more

avatar Was ESPN Reporter’s Tweet of NFL Player’s Medical Record a HIPAA Violation? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

SBNation ran a story showing that ESPN’s Adam Schefter had tweeted that Jason Pierre-Paul, a New York Giants defensive end, had suffered the amputation of .. read more

avatar Largest Takedown in History for Medicare Fraud: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

At first blush, Medicare fraud may seem unrelated to HIPAA. Such, however, is not the case, although the HIPAA crimes discussed in this post are .. 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 What about Shadow Students and HIPAA? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

One of our HIPAA clients asked me whether “shadow” students are “students” that fall under the treatment, payment, or health care operations exemption for which .. read more

avatar Some Good News and an Apology: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The good news is that I purchased Richard Dvorak’s half interest in Veterans Press and its wholly owned subsidiary, EMR Legal (the consulting arm of .. read more

avatar American Bar Association Publishes Book on What Are International HIPAA Considerations? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Many covered entities and “upstream” business associates use foreign companies to perform services for them that make them business associates. The most common of these .. read more

avatar Is Office 365 HIPAA Compliant? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Brent Sadler

The following question came through our website: “Hello “I was wondering if you can answer a question. I realize email and EPHI is an ongoing .. 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 Risk Analysis and Risk Assessment: Are They Different? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Quite often, my HIPAA clients and those who read my blog ask what the difference is between a risk analysis and a risk assessment. In .. read more

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