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avatar New Medical Records Content Policy Posted in Premium Member Section

At my seminars, if I don’t bring up the issue of release of third-party records to the patient or client under the Privacy Rule’s right .. read more

avatar HIPAA Waivers during Emergencies

Hurricane Sandy spotlighted the provision allowing the Secretary of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to waive certain provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability .. read more

avatar Is It a HIPAA Breach?

I thought that I would try something different for this blog post. I’m going to describe a common HIPAA potential breach and ask questions about .. read more

avatar Is It a HIPAA Breach?

I thought that I would try something different for this blog post. I’m going to describe a common HIPAA potential breach and ask questions about .. read more

avatar Another $1.5 Million HIPAA Hit!

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “MEEI”), each of which is .. read more

avatar OCR Releases HIPAA Audit Protocol

On August 10, 2012, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) published its audit protocol for assessing .. read more

avatar OCR Director: “Tolerance for HIPAA Non-Compliance Is Low”

The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) hosted the annual .. read more

avatar More Info on DHHS HIPAA Audits | HIPAA Compliance

Susan McAndrew, deputy director of the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), has announced that OCR has completed the first 20 audits mandated by the HITECH .. read more

avatar Don’t Want to Bother with HIPAA Compliance? Budget For DHHS Settlement

The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) announced yesterday in a press release that, after a lengthy investigation, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) .. read more

avatar Will HIPAA Enforcement Increase Due to Training? Guest Writer Richard D. Dvorak

As Jonathan P. Tomes mentioned in his blog post of January 30, 2012, on January 19, 2012, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed the first .. read more

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