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avatar WellPoint, Inc., Reports Breach to DHHS, Settles for $1.7 Million: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

WellPoint, Inc., an Indiana managed care organization, reported under the requirements of the HITECH Act Breach Notification Rule a breach of the electronic protected health .. read more

avatar Omnibus Rule Updated Business Associate Agreement: HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I have updated and posted on the Premium Member section of the Veterans Press website the updated business associate agreement that I had earlier updated .. read more

avatar Did You Know That You Were a Torturer if You Breached Patient Confidentiality? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As if it were not bad enough facing HIPAA’s criminal penalties—a doctor was sentenced to four months in federal prison for accessing celebrity charts just .. read more

avatar You’d Better Not Control Your Business Associate’s Performance! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Omnibus Rule, fleshing out the HIPAA changes in the HITECH Act, clarified when covered entities and business associates would be liable for breaches of .. read more

avatar Risk Analysis Change for Breach Notification: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS’”) released its draft long-anticipated Omnibus Rule amending the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification .. read more

avatar New Compliance Burden–HITECH Omnibus Rule Is Out! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) published in the Federal Register the HITECH Omnibus Rule to implement the HIPAA .. read more

avatar New Sample Business Associate Policy Posted in Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Now that the HITECH Act has effectively (if not legally—business associates were not added to the list of covered entities) made business associates covered entities .. read more

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