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avatar New Risk Analysis Policy Posted in Premium Member Section

First, thanks to the Premium Member who suggested that we clearly identify new content on the Premium Member section of the website. We always welcome .. read more

avatar HIPAA Breach in Washington, DC.

If I don’t have a topic for a blog entry, all I apparently have to do is to wait a few days, and someone will .. read more

avatar Self-Incrimination | HIPAA Breach

The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) has reported that it has reached a settlement resulting from a covered entity’s report pursuant to the .. read more

avatar HIPAA Doesn’t Prevent You Trying to Stop a Suicide Attempt

A recent editorial from Kansas City’s KMBC/KCWE General Manager Sarah Smith recounted the story of a 19-year-old college student that committed suicide that may have .. read more

avatar What If Your Google Search Reveals Your Medical Record?

A patient at St. Joseph Health System of Orange County, California, discovered that his medical record was available through search engines. This discovery resulted in .. read more

avatar Proposed Budget Cuts for HIPAA Enforcement—Hardly a Help

The president’s proposed fiscal 2013 budget may appear helpful to covered entities and business associates that are concerned with HIPAA compliance. The budget calls for .. read more

avatar Do Clients Have HIPAA Right of Access to Test Record Forms?

At a recent HIPAA seminar that I gave in Oklahoma, a psychologist asked whether the HIPAA right of access to protected health information (“PHI”)maintained in .. read more

avatar Major Breach Results in California State Court Lawsuit | HIPAA

Sutter Health of California suffered the theft of a computer containing health information on 4.2 million patients. A Sacramento law firm filed a class action .. read more

avatar Uses and Disclosures under HIPAA to Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety

One of my recent seminar attendees asked what HIPAA says about releasing therapist notes to a state agency requesting them. Specifically, the case has to .. read more

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avatar Do You Have to Comply with the Red Flag Rule? | HIPAA Compliance

A health care practice recently asked me whether it had to comply with the Red Flag Rule now that “professionals” have been carved out of .. read more

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