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Podcast: Best Practices for Your Annual HIPAA Risk Assessment

Posted by CJ Wolf, Dec 12, 2019 11:22:20 AM

It’s December, and you know what that means: It’s time to make sure your organization is HIPAA compliant!

Deeper Than the Headlines: In Case You Needed Any More Reasons to Conduct Your Annual Risk Analysis

Posted by CJ Wolf, Dec 2, 2019 10:19:45 AM

The OCR recently published a press release, resolution agreement and corrective action plan

Why Every Covered Entity Needs an Annual HIPAA Risk Analysis

Posted by CJ Wolf, Aug 1, 2019 11:28:30 AM

In 2017, when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Prepare Your Organization for 2019 Compliance Requirements

Posted by CJ Wolf, Jul 18, 2019 10:29:19 AM

When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 it included section 6102 requiring nursing facilities to have an effective compliance program.

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.

Get Smarter with Audit Manager Facility

Posted by Stephani Scott, Jul 10, 2018 12:36:15 PM

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.

How Software Can Prevent HIPAA Fines

Posted by Marcie Swenson, Jun 28, 2018 1:53:24 PM

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. 

Two Essential Tools to Protect Your Patient’s ePHI

Posted by Steve Spearman, Jan 19, 2017 11:02:08 AM

HIPAA is:

  • A Law that governs a person’s ability to qualify immediately for health coverage when they change employment (dependent on employer’s program)