To-Do Checklist for Internal HIPAA Compliance Officers

A HIPAA Compliance Officer is essential in making sure your compliance plan is being carried out throughout the organization. Many organizations have a compliance officer, or a compliance committee to handle these responsibilities. There are a number of duties attached to this position that weigh heavily on whether or not …

Being HIPAA Compliant in 2015

Start off 2015 by ensuring your HIPAA compliance requirements are in order. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) has a number of compliance measures that must be followed through the development of informational security and operational documentation by covered entities and business associates that create, receive, maintain, or …

Is Your Organization Fully Omnibus Rule HIPAA Compliant?

Key Notes of Health Care Compliance From HIPAA Exams, Inc. March 2014 Is Your Organization Fully Omnibus Rule HIPAA Compliant? September 23, 2013 is long past, but compliance is still the priority!  With the rise of the mobile workforce, compliance may be difficult; however, it is absolutely necessary to avoid …

Final Omnibus Compliance – October 2013

Does your organization understand the conditions of HIPAA Final Omnibus compliance with respect to Business Associates?  You had until September 23, 2013 to bring all Business Associate (BA) agreements into conformance with the new rules; however, BA agreements that were not renewed or modified between March 26, 2013 and September …