OCR investigation Archives - Page 3 of 4 - Veterans Press, Inc.

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 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

avatar Covered Entity Hires Me to Respond to OCR Investigation—No Violation, Case Closed! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A covered entity hired me to respond to an Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) Complaint Investigation that alleged that the entity was not in compliance .. read more

avatar Insurance for HIPAA Violations? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A Premium Member asked me what I recommended for the policy limits for insurance for HIPAA violations. Without obtaining a lot more information, such as .. read more

avatar Still Not Convinced That You Need HIPAA Policies, Procedures, and Training? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I hope that you have read my previous blog posts, particularly those recounting that the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil .. read more

avatar Not-for-profit to Settle Copier HIPAA Breach with DHHS: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

According to a press release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”), Affinity Health Plan, Inc., a not-for-profit managed care plan in .. read more

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

seo by: k.c. seo