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avatar New HIPAA Workforce Security Policy Now Posted on Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I am so grateful to my HIPAA seminar attendees, consulting clients, and Hands-on HIPAA Workshop participants for always helping me figure out what to write .. read more

avatar Does a State Exchange Have to Comply with HIPAA? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes and Guest Commentator Richard D. Dvorak

Last week, NBC affiliate station WGRZ contacted EMR Legal regarding our opinion whether the New York health care exchange had committed a Health Information Portability .. read more

avatar Is the “Pending Doom” of Windows XP a HIPAA Violation? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Many, primarily IT vendors, have stated that the pending doom of Windows XP, in which Microsoft will no longer support it after April 8, 2014, .. read more

avatar HIPAA Compliant Shredding? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A long-time client for whom I have performed HIPAA consulting services recently asked me whether HIPAA had any rules for HIPAA compliant shredding. Short answer: .. read more

avatar OIG Slams DHHS Again for Not Enforcing HIPAA Adequately! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

On November 21, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) issued another scathing report about the DHHS .. read more

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

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