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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 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

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 Will HIPAA Let You Report a Suspected Ebola Case to Public Health Officials? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

If you encounter a patient that you suspect may have ebola, do you want to waste time wading through the HIPAA Privacy Rule to figure .. read more

avatar MA AG Settles Cross-border HIPAA and Breach Notification Enforcement Suit: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

So only the state attorney general in the state in which you do business can file a lawsuit against you? Right? No, wrong. A Rhode .. 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 Business Associates? How Low Can You Go? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Omnibus Rule effectively made “downstream” business associates—that is, subcontractors—into business associates and thus effectively into covered entities. They are now effectively if not by .. read more

avatar What Legal Support Services Need to Know About HIPAA: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Legal support services have become an important part of the legal system. Such services include the following: service of process; obtaining, translating, copying, and assembling .. read more

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