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avatar Unintended Financial Consequences? Well, Maybe It’s Job Security: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In my recent article for the Journal of Healthcare Finance, “The Law of Unintended (Financial) Consequences: The Expansion of HIPAA Business Associate Liability,” which is .. 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 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

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 Addressable Implementation Specification Matrix Posted on Premium Member Section

Under the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) regulations implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), a covered entity must .. 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 DHHS Guidance on Portable Devices

The single biggest category of the reports of breaches of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) that must be reported to the Department of Health and .. 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

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