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 …

Health Information Privacy: A Case-Based Discussion

Key Notes of Health Care Compliance From HIPAA Exams, Inc. February 2014 Health Information Privacy: A Case-Based Discussion The HIPAA Privacy Rule requires appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy of personal health information (PHI). The Rule also establishes limits and conditions regarding the uses and disclosures that may be made …

Why is Health Care Credentialing Important?

Why is Health Care Credentialing Important? Health care credentialing helps health care facilities, health care professionals, health care industry representatives, and business associates maintain awareness of health care regulations and accreditation standards. Health care credentialing ensures that workers in the health care arena are able to: Manage disruptive care and …

HIPAA Resolution Case Studies – February 2014

Health Information Privacy: A Case-Based Discussion The HIPAA Privacy Rule requires appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy of personal health information (PHI). The Rule also establishes limits and conditions regarding the uses and disclosures that may be made of PHI without patient authorization. The Rule gives patients rights over their …

Amended Breach Notification Rule – December 2013

Take Steps Now to Avoid Potential Liability Under the Amended Breach Notification Rule if You Are a HIPAA-Covered Entity, Business Associate, or Business Associate’s Subcontractor On January 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a final omnibus rule amending the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability …