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Managing the compliance risks associated with physician financial relationships can be an overwhelming challenge for a compliance program.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is gearing up to pay 4.3 million dollars in fines in civil penalties for HIPAA violations after the OCR accused MD Anderson of violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.
We kicked off this episode of Compliance Conversations with a guest host, our very own compliance expert, Marcie Swenson, and a great guest, Emily Haley
HIPAA fines have been known to decimate an organization's finances. Just this month, MD Anderson was slammed with a devastating $4.3 million fine for violating the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules by failing to encrypt many of its devices.
Compliance metrics are super important. They help your organization evaluate compliance risk mitigation against your organizations accepted level of risk tolerance.
The framework represents a complete view of an organization’s compliance risk environment; it’s the way an organization structures relevant risks.
You’ve worked too hard to ruin everything by cutting corners. While it might not sound like much, conducting a risk assessment is essential for an effective compliance program, and in some cases, it’s required by law.
It’s been almost a year and many compliance officers are still trying to figure out how to make use of the OIG Resource Guide.