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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
It’s December, and you know what that means: It’s time to make sure your organization is HIPAA compliant!
The OCR recently published a press release, resolution agreement and corrective action plan
In 2017, when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 it included section 6102 requiring nursing facilities to have an effective 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.
Did you know that Audit Manager Facility makes it easy for you to conduct audits for any encounter type, inpatient or outpatient, for either coders or providers? It’s true.
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.