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 […]
HIPAA violations can be financially crippling for organizations, as penalties can be as little as $100 or as much as $50,000 per violation. One of the most alarming aspects of HIPAA breaches is that […]
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 […]
According to a recent study, it is probably not.
The study conducted by NueMD, the Daniel Brown Law Group, and Porter Research suggests that the majority of physician practices may not be well prepared for […]
On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and […]
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; […]