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Deeper Than the Headlines: OCR Settlements for May 2019

Posted by CJ Wolf, May 13, 2019 9:34:50 AM

The OCR recently announced its next major HIPAA enforcement settlement

Compliance News Roundup: Penetration Testing

Posted by Healthicity, Mar 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

1. Skyline Urology to Pay $1.85 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations of Medicare Overbilling –

Deeper Than the Headlines: Penetration Testing

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 18, 2019 10:02:45 AM

Have you ever wanted to ask the government, “Well, what about your and your own compliance program?”

Compliance News Roundup: Chiropractic Services

Posted by Healthicity, Jan 16, 2019 10:35:29 AM

1. Colorado Hospital Pays $111,400 for Failure to Terminate Former Employee’s Access to ePHI -

How to Avoid a 4.3 Million Dollar HIPAA Fine

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Aug 2, 2018 12:18:02 PM

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.

Deeper Than the Headlines: Don’t Fail to Perform an Enterprise-Wide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Posted by CJ Wolf, Mar 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Last month the OCR announced a $3.5 million settlement with Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA).

Deeper Than the Headlines: HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Posted by CJ Wolf, Dec 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It’s that time of year! Everyone is running around trying to complete their 2017 HIPAA Security Risk Analysis as required under Meaningful Use and/or MACRA.

Compliance News Roundup: When Podiatry is a Real Pain in the Foot

Posted by Healthicity, Apr 26, 2017 11:22:45 AM

1. Overlooking risks leads to breach, $400,000 settlement - If you’re a compliance officer like me, you already know that overlooking risks will probably lead to a breach.