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avatar Updated Portable Computer Policy Posted in the Premium Member Section

As my blog post of September 17, 2012, noted, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”), entered .. 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 First State Agency Fined for HIPAA Violation

Not only can you not avoid HIPAA compliance by being a small covered entity (see my April 18, 2012, blog post), but you can’t avoid .. 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 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

avatar My Latest Article on HIPAA Compliance Is Out Now

“Keeping It Private: Staying Compliant with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules,” Journal of AHIMA, March 2012, pp. 34-36, my latest article, has just been .. read more

avatar Privacy and Confidentiality Informed Consent for Group Therapy Is Now Available on Premium Member Section

The issue of what to do about obtaining consent from clients/patients for group therapy has come up in a couple of my recent HIPAA seminars. .. read more

avatar Zero Tolerance for HIPAA Violations?

At a recent HIPAA seminar in Dallas, a seminar attendee asked me what I thought about zero tolerance for HIPAA violations by workforce members. I .. read more

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