Are You Ready for Phase 2 Audits?

Are You Ready for Phase 2 Audits? With Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program officially underway, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is demonstrating its continued efforts to ensure that protected health information (PHI) is being properly safeguarded by covered entities and their business associates. Both ebtities and …

Prince’s Death: A Lesson in HIPAA Violations?

On April 21, 2016, our social media feeds, newscasts, and radio broadcasts were inundated with the announcement that the musical legend Prince was found dead. Just as quickly as this news broke, reports also began to surface stating that Prince had received emergency medical treatment for a drug overdose six …

Vendor Credentialing Clients Can Host Their Own Courses for Free

Ability to host your own courses: Do you have specific courses already developed? We can make them accessible online. You will have the ability to determine who can access them, offer certificates of completion, and track your users’ performance.  View more information at https://www.hipaaexams.com/hospital-vendor-credentialing.

AdvaMed and PhRMA Code Training Added to $39 Vendor Credentialing Bundle of Courses

HIPAA Exams offers a bundle of the courses most commonly required for hospital vendor credentialing. We have now added AdvaMed and PhRMA Code training to the bundle but maintain the $39 bundle price – as low at $19 per user for corporations based on volume. The bundle now consists of the following …

Proposed Rule to Replace Meaningful Use With Advancing Care Information

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services released a set of proposed rules that would replace the current Meaningful Use program for Medicare physicians with the Advancing Care Information program. According to the CMS, “The proposal for Advancing Care Information is designed to simplify requirements, support patient care, …

Informed Consent Training Added to $39 Vendor Credentialing Bundle of Courses

HIPAA Exams offers a bundle of the courses most commonly required for hospital vendor credentialing. We have now added Informed Consent training to the bundle but maintain the $39 bundle price – as low at $19 per user for corporations based on volume. The bundle now consists of the following 11 …

HIPAA and Health Compliance

HIPAA laws continue to be violated with data breaches occurring in covered entities and by their business associates. With so many rules and regulations, and so much data being transmitted and, recorded, can HIPAA enforce civil or criminal penalties with so many organizations both knowingly and unknowingly in violation on …