HIPAA Compliance

Monthly Update: October 2020 HIPAA Violations

The amount of information that we give employers, insurance companies, and our medical professionals can seem invasive.
Oftentimes we want to cling to our privacy and dread the rather intimidate questionnaire that can come from […]

HIPAA Answers: Who Does HIPAA Apply To?

Are you wondering if HIPAA applies to you or your workforce? Are you wondering to what degree is your personal health information protected? If that’s the case, you’re in the right place.
In essence, HIPAA […]

OCR Announces Enforcement Discretion Regarding Use of Online or Web-based Scheduling Applications for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

During the pandemic, care providers face many challenges. One of those challenges is maintaining HIPAA compliance during COVID-19 vaccinations.
HIPAA security rules protect patient health information. They establish safeguards that care providers must implement for […]

What Are the HIPAA Administrative Simplification Regulations?

Imagine this, you are going about your day working in the medical industry. Suddenly, you receive notice that you’ve broken the law.
You have violated a part of HIPAA, maybe a part that you didn’t […]

When Was HIPAA Enacted, by Whom and Why?

HIPAA has a lot of moving parts, but you may not think to learn when about HIPAA history. You may not know, when was HIPAA enacted?
It’s a good question, and it can tell you […]

What Does HIPAA Protect?

Did you go into health care with the goal of working with people and helping them get healthy? That’s a great reason to, but you also need to understand and follow HIPAA.
What does HIPAA […]