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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

avatar Can You Skype and Be HIPAA Compliant? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Well, you certainly can if you don’t disclose any PHI when communicating by Skype. But if you want to use Skype as a form of .. read more

avatar 3 New HIPAA Compliance Templates Now on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Check out the new HIPAA compliance templates now available on the Premium Member section of the Veterans Press website. All three of these templates came .. read more

avatar Our 2-day Complete Hands-on HIPAA Workshop Less Than 2 Months Away: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

If you dread trying to get your organization HIPAA compliant and want someone to just help you get it done almost all at once and .. read more

avatar Report HIPAA Breaches Involving Fewer Than 500 Individuals by February 28! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

45 C.F.R. § 164.408 requires covered entities that discover a breach of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) to notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services .. read more

avatar New Wall of Shame Format: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Before discussing the new format, note that almost 800 covered entities are now memorialized, so to speak, on the Big Breacher website (my name for .. read more

avatar Do You Have a Patient Portal for Your Practice? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

About the time that I signed up to go through a patient portal to set up an appointment with my bone and joint doctor about .. read more

avatar OIG Slams DHHS Again for Not Enforcing HIPAA Adequately! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

On November 21, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) issued another scathing report about the DHHS .. read more

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