Has someone besides a patient asked you for patient information? In most cases, you need to keep information private. However, the HIPAA Privacy Rule summary covers a few instances where you can disclose that […]
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) dropped the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for HIPAA in December of 2020. Since then, everyone in the medical community has been wondering about the future of the medical field.
OCR Announces Enforcement Discretion Regarding Use of Online or Web-based Scheduling Applications for COVID-19 Vaccination AppointmentsGreg Garner
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 […]
In February of 2020, the CDC noted that the level of telemedicine visits skyrocketed to about 154 percent more than in 2019.
No doubt, with the COVID-19 pandemic plaguing the world, the need for socially […]
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 […]