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avatar HIPAA, FERPA, and Immunizations: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A client asked me to write a blog post regarding to whom the organization could disclose immunization records. Here it is: One of the problems .. read more

avatar New Mental and Behavioral NOPP in Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Some of our mental and behavioral health practitioner clients had asked for a sample notice of privacy practices (“NOPP”) that incorporates the special, more stringent .. read more

avatar California News re Health Information Privacy and Security and HIPAA Breach Notification Rule: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In October 2014, Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, California Department of Justice, released the California Data Breach Report. The report noted that, in the health .. 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 Review: AHIMA Posts Excellent Article on Appropriate Use of Copy and Paste Functionality in EHRs: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

You may wonder what copying and pasting has to do with HIPAA. Actually, the copy and paste functionality is an issue that certainly does have .. read more

avatar Next Stage of DHHS Audits Coming: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has not yet published an audit protocol for this year’s Phase .. read more

avatar New HIPAA Complaint Official Job Description Now Available on Premium Member Section of Veterans Press: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Have you appointed a HIPAA complaint official yet? Section 164.530(a)(1)(ii) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) privacy regulations requires covered entities to .. read more

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