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avatar HIPAA Right of Access—Do You Know How to Respond to an Irate Patient Demanding Records? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

You know that HIPAA and its implementing regulations provide to your patients/clients a HIPAA right of access to see records about them and to obtain .. read more

avatar HIPAA Compliance Corporate Resolution Posted in Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Often, Security Officers and Privacy Officers tell me that they have difficulty persuading management of the necessity to comply with HIPAA. I tell them to .. read more

avatar HIPAA Compliance Fire Protection for Paper Records: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator John J. Cadiero

One of the nice things about giving HIPAA seminars around the country is the great people that I meet—and not only at the seminars but .. read more

avatar New Compliance Burden–HITECH Omnibus Rule Is Out! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) published in the Federal Register the HITECH Omnibus Rule to implement the HIPAA .. read more

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

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