HIPAA Breach Notification Rule

HIPAA Breach Notification Rules under the HITECH and GINA Act issued modifications to HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement. This is commonly known as the Omnibus Rule. The Omnibus Rule mandates…

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OIG Work Plan 2017 – An Introduction

On November 15, 2016, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released the OIG Work Plan 2017. Totaling over 100 pages this year, you can download the OIG 2017 Work Plan here on our…

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Ransomware and HIPAA

Ransomware and HIPAA: the Federal Government has recently issued two resource documents: the first discusses protecting your network from ransomware, the second, a Ransomware and HIPAA fact sheet.  Both are…

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OIG 2016 Work Plan Update What’s New?

This OIG 2016 Work Plan Update mid-year summarizes new and ongoing reviews and activities that OIG plans to pursue with respect to HHS programs and operations during the current fiscal…

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